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- Animal Virus Genetics
- Cloning Fact Sheet
- GENETICS OF ANIMAL VIRUSES
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Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. These procedures take advantage of the absence of Not I and Asc I restriction enzyme sites within the viral genome and use reporter genes for the identification of recombinant viruses. Genes for secreted engineered alkaline phosphatase and green fluorescent protein were placed under simian virus 40 early promoter control and flanked by Not I and Asc I restriction sites. When permissive cells were cotransfected with herpesvirus saimiri virion DNA and one of the engineered reporter genes cloned within herpesvirus saimiri sequences, recombinant viruses were readily identified and purified on the basis of expression of the reporter gene.
The term cloning describes a number of different processes that can be used to produce genetically identical copies of a biological entity. The copied material, which has the same genetic makeup as the original, is referred to as a clone. Researchers have cloned a wide range of biological materials, including genes, cells, tissues and even entire organisms, such as a sheep. In nature, some plants and single-celled organisms, such as bacteria , produce genetically identical offspring through a process called asexual reproduction. In asexual reproduction, a new individual is generated from a copy of a single cell from the parent organism. Natural clones, also known as identical twins, occur in humans and other mammals.
Although genetic variation was the basis of some of the earliest work with animal viruses, such as Pasteur's attenuation of rabies virus, the first formal demonstration of the occurrence of mutation in an animal virus did not occur until over 60 years later, when Burnet used limiting dilution methods to clone influenza virus. Intramolecular recombination was demonstrated with herpes simplex virus in and with vaccinia virus in and the first crude maps of vaccinia virus were described soon after. Hirst demonstrated that intramolecular recombination could occur among RNA viruses in experiments with poliovirus in and Cooper published a genetic map of poliovirus in Apart from the demonstration of the remarkable variety to be found in the genomes of animal viruses of different groups, animal virus genetics advanced slowly until the discovery of recombinant DNA by Berg, Boyer and Cohen in This led to the explosive development of molecular genetics. Since animal viruses multiply only in eucaryotic animal cells, viruses were soon found to be a powerful way of investigating the molecular biology of animal cells, especially after the discovery that the DNA of tumor viruses was integrated into the genome of the host cell. Historically, animal viruses were first classified on the basis of the morphology of the virion, but this criterion failed to distinguish between many small isometric viruses or between several different families of enveloped viruses.
Animal Virus Genetics
Reverse genetics systems have been established for all major groups of plant DNA and positive-strand RNA viruses, and our understanding of their infection cycles and pathogenesis has benefitted enormously from use of these approaches. However, technical difficulties have heretofore hampered applications of reverse genetics to plant negative-strand RNA NSR viruses. The procedure involves Agrobacterium -mediated transcription of full-length SYNV antigenomic RNA and co-expression of the nucleoprotein N , phosphoprotein P , large polymerase core proteins and viral suppressors of RNA silencing in Nicotiana benthamiana plants. Deletion analyses also showed that the glycoprotein is not required for systemic infection, although the glycoprotein mutant was defective in virion morphogenesis. Taken together, we have developed a robust reverse genetics system for SYNV that provides key insights into morphogenesis and movement of an enveloped plant virus.
Attempts to use plant viruses as cloning vectors from, for example, plants or animals will be needed if the aim of the genetic engineering and alternative manual and automated DNA sequencing protocols using the highly.
Cloning Fact Sheet
The papers in the compendium focus on the basic genetic model systems; the uses of genetic approaches to study basic problems in molecular biology; and on the increasing application of genetic systems to the study of more complex viral-host interactions such as viral virulence and persistence. Microbiologists, cellular biologists, and virologists will find the book insightful. Contributors Preface I.
Metrics details. Viruses of the genus Begomovirus Geminiviridae are emerging economically important plant viruses with a circular, single-stranded DNA genome. However, the phenotypic effects of naturally occurring mutations have never been extensively investigated in geminiviruses, particularly because, to be infectious, cloned viral genomes usually require sub-cloning as complete or partial tandem repeats into a binary vector from Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Using Tomato yellow leaf curl virus TYLCV , we show here that infectivity can be obtained when only a nucleotide region containing a highly conserved stem-loop is repeated. A binary vector containing this nt region and a unique restriction site was created, allowing direct cloning of infectious monomeric viral genomes provided that they harbour the same restriction site at the corresponding nucleotide position.
It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. The development of recombinant DNA technology has made a marked impact on molecular virology. The cleavage of viral DNA genomes with restriction enzymes and the cloning of such DNA fragments in bacterial p1asmids has led to the amplification of selected viral DNA fragments for sequencing and gene expression. With the elucidation in recent years of the promoter sequence of various viral genes and the expression of these genes in bacteria or yeast, the understanding of many viral gene functions has made great progress.
GENETICS OF ANIMAL VIRUSES
The four major types of vectors are plasmids , viral vectors , cosmids , and artificial chromosomes. Of these, the most commonly used vectors are plasmids. The vector itself is generally a DNA sequence that consists of an insert transgene and a larger sequence that serves as the "backbone" of the vector. The purpose of a vector which transfers genetic information to another cell is typically to isolate, multiply, or express the insert in the target cell. All vectors may be used for cloning and are therefore cloning vectors , but there are also vectors designed specially for cloning, while others may be designed specifically for other purposes, such as transcription and protein expression. Vectors designed specifically for the expression of the transgene in the target cell are called expression vectors , and generally have a promoter sequence that drives expression of the transgene. Simpler vectors called transcription vectors are only capable of being transcribed but not translated: they can be replicated in a target cell but not expressed, unlike expression vectors.
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