Genome size of coronaviruses

Range 27 to 32 kb
Organism Coronavirus spp.
Reference Ruan YJ et al., Comparative full-length genome sequence analysis of 14 SARS coronavirus isolates and common mutations associated with putative origins of infection. Lancet. 2003 May 24 361(9371):1779-85. p.1779 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID12781537
Comments The 27–32 kb genomes of coronaviruses are the largest of RNA viruses.
Entered by Uri M
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