Full genome sequence of the Western Reserve strain of vaccinia virus determined by third-generation sequencing

István Prazsák, Dóra Tombácz, Attila Szucs, Béla Dénes, Michael Snyder, Zsolt Boldogkoi

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The vaccinia virus is a large, complex virus belonging to the Poxviridae family. Here, we report the complete, annotated genome sequence of the neurovirulent Western Reserve laboratory strain of this virus, which was sequenced on the Pacific Biosciences RS II and Oxford Nanopore MinION platforms.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere01570-17
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - márc. 1 2018


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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