Genome Composition and Divergence of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Originating in China.

Published on Mar 11, 2020in Cell Host & Microbe15.923
· DOI :10.1016/J.CHOM.2020.02.001
Aiping Wu17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Peking Union Medical College),
Yousong Peng14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Hunan University)
+ 13 AuthorsTaijiao Jiang21
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(Peking Union Medical College)
An in-depth annotation of the newly discovered coronavirus (2019-nCoV) genome has revealed differences between 2019-nCoV and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or SARS-like coronaviruses. A systematic comparison identified 380 amino acid substitutions between these coronaviruses, which may have caused functional and pathogenic divergence of 2019-nCoV.
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