|SIDER, L. H.; HEATON, M. P.; CHITKO-McKOWN, C. G.; HARHAY, G. P.; SMITH, T. P. L.; LEYMASTER, K. A.; LAEGREID, W. W.; CLAWSON, M. L..|
|Abstract: Small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLVs) are prevalent in North American sheep and a major cause of production losses for the U.S. sheep industry. Sheep susceptibility to SRLV infection is influenced by genetic variation within the ovine transmembrane 154 gene (TMEM154). Animals with either of two distinct TMEM154 haplotypes that both encode glutamate at position 35 of the protein (E35) are at greater risk of SRLV infection than those homozygous with a lysine (K35) haplotype. Prior to this study, it was unknown if TMEM154 associations with infection are influenced by SRLV genetic subgroups. Accordingly, our goals were to characterize SRLVs naturally infecting sheep from a diverse U.S. Midwestern flock and test them for associations with TMEM154 E35K...|
|Tipo: Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
||Palavras-chave: TMEM154; SRLV; Genotipagem; Ovino; Doença animal; Genética animal; Virus; Virologia; Filogenia; Sheep; Diseases; Animal genetic; Lentivirus; Small ruminants; Genotyping; Genotypes; Virology; Phylogeny.