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Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Offerman K, Deffur A, Carulei O, Wilkinson R, Douglass N, Williamson A. Six host-range restricted poxviruses from three genera induce distinct gene expression profiles in an in vivo mouse model. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:510 pubmed publisher
..These differences may affect the immune response induced to vaccine antigen in vectors based on these viruses. The two novel avipoxviruses were clearly distinguishable from the other viruses. ..
Carulei O, Douglass N, Williamson A. Comparative analysis of avian poxvirus genomes, including a novel poxvirus from lesser flamingos (Phoenicopterus minor), highlights the lack of conservation of the central region. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:947 pubmed publisher
..Sequencing and analysis of further avian poxvirus genomes will help characterise this complex genus of poxviruses. ..