Sweet potato feathery mottle virus


Alias: sweetpotato feathery mottle virus SPFMV, Sweetpotato feathery mottle virus, SPFMV

Top Publications

  1. Rodamilans B, Valli A, Mingot A, San León D, López Moya J, Garcia J. An atypical RNA silencing suppression strategy provides a snapshot of the evolution of sweet potato-infecting potyviruses. Sci Rep. 2018;8:15937 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, the large P1 of Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) was characterized finding an extra ORF produced after polymerase slippage, which originates ..
  2. Cuellar W, Galvez M, Fuentes S, Tugume J, Kreuze J. Synergistic interactions of begomoviruses with Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (genus Crinivirus) in sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.). Mol Plant Pathol. 2015;16:459-71 pubmed publisher
    ..These changes were not observed in the interaction between SPCSV and the RNA virus Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (genus Potyvirus), implying specific effects of begomoviruses on RNA silencing of SPCSV in dually ..
  3. Loebenstein G. Control of sweet potato virus diseases. Adv Virus Res. 2015;91:33-45 pubmed publisher
    ..The main viruses worldwide are Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) and Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (SPCSV)...
  4. Souza C, Rossato M, Melo F, Pereira Carvalho R. Complete Genome Sequences of Sweet potato feathery mottle virus and Sweet potato virus G from Brazil. Genome Announc. 2018;6: pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report the complete genome sequences of two Potyvirus species, Sweet potato feathery mottle virus strain (SPFMV-UNB-01) and Sweet potato virus G strain (SPVG-UNB-01).
  5. Sakai J, Mori M, Morishita T, Tanaka M, Hanada K, Usugi T, et al. Complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of sweet potato feathery mottle virus (S strain) genomic RNA: the large coding region of the P1 gene. Arch Virol. 1997;142:1553-62 pubmed
    The complete nucleotide sequence of a sweet potato feathery mottle virus severe strain (SPFMV-S) genomic RNA was determined from overlapping cDNA clones and by directly sequencing viral RNA...
  6. Pasin F, Simón Mateo C, Garcia J. The hypervariable amino-terminus of P1 protease modulates potyviral replication and host defense responses. PLoS Pathog. 2014;10:e1003985 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that fine modulation of a viral protease activity has evolved to keep viral amplification below host-detrimental levels, and thus to maintain higher long-term replicative capacity. ..
  7. Rodamilans B, Valli A, Mingot A, San León D, Baulcombe D, López Moya J, et al. RNA polymerase slippage as a mechanism for the production of frameshift gene products in plant viruses of the potyviridae family. J Virol. 2015;89:6965-7 pubmed publisher
  8. Olspert A, Chung B, Atkins J, Carr J, Firth A. Transcriptional slippage in the positive-sense RNA virus family Potyviridae. EMBO Rep. 2015;16:995-1004 pubmed publisher
  9. Untiveros M, Olspert A, Artola K, Firth A, Kreuze J, Valkonen J. A novel sweet potato potyvirus open reading frame (ORF) is expressed via polymerase slippage and suppresses RNA silencing. Mol Plant Pathol. 2016;17:1111-23 pubmed publisher
    ..These results reveal that polymerase slippage in potyviruses is not limited to pipo expression, but can be co-opted for the evolution and expression of further novel gene products. ..

More Information


  1. Mingot A, Valli A, Rodamilans B, San León D, Baulcombe D, García J, et al. The P1N-PISPO trans-Frame Gene of Sweet Potato Feathery Mottle Potyvirus Is Produced during Virus Infection and Functions as an RNA Silencing Suppressor. J Virol. 2016;90:3543-57 pubmed publisher
    The positive-sense RNA genome of Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) (genus Potyvirus, family Potyviridae) contains a large open reading frame (ORF) of 3,494 codons translatable as a polyprotein and two embedded shorter ORFs in the ..
  2. Olspert A, Carr J, Firth A. Mutational analysis of the Potyviridae transcriptional slippage site utilized for expression of the P3N-PIPO and P1N-PISPO proteins. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016;44:7618-29 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of wild-type and reverse complement sequences suggests that slippage occurs preferentially during synthesis of poly(A) and therefore occurs mainly during positive-strand synthesis. ..
  3. Kim J, Yang J, Kwak H, Kim M, Seo J, Chung M, et al. Virus Incidence of Sweet Potato in Korea from 2011 to 2014. Plant Pathol J. 2017;33:467-477 pubmed publisher
    ..Representatively, the incidence of Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) was 87.0% in 2012, 20.7% in 2013 and then increased to 35.3% in 2014...