Complete Genome Sequences of Six Novel Macaca mulatta Papillomavirus Types Isolated from Genital Sites of Rhesus Monkeys in Hong Kong SAR, China

Teng Long, Po Yee Wong, Wendy C.S. Ho, Robert D. Burk, Paul K.S. Chan, Zigui Chen

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The complete genomes of six Macaca mulatta papillomavirus types isolated from genital sites of rhesus monkeys were characterized, and less than 72% identity with the complete L1 genes of known papillomaviruses was found. Macaca mulatta papillomavirus type 2 (MmPV2), MmPV3, and MmPV6 cluster into the genus Alphapapillomavirus, and MmPV4, MmPV5, and MmPV7 cluster into the genus Gammapapillomavirus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere01414-18
JournalMicrobiology Resource Announcements
Issue number22
StatePublished - Dec 6 2018


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous)
  • Genetics

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