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Special Issue "Serotypes and Genotypes of Adenoviruses and Enteroviruses Research"

A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Microbiology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Tsuguto Fujimoto
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Guest Editor
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: adenovirus; enterovirus; parechovirus; hand-foot-and-mouth disease; PCR

Special Issue Information

Adenoviruses and Enteroviruses were identified as serotypes by virus isolation and neutralization until 2007. However, recent advances in genome analysis have led to a shift in typology, from serotypes to genotypes, with genotypes including both newer types and existing types of serotypes. This trend is particularly evident in adenoviruses, where genotypes are often defined as new types and serotypes are the same as existing types. These viruses are often detected and identified from clinical specimens by various molecular methods, without the isolation of the viruses from specimens using cell cultures. This Special Issue explores the current and future effects of the shift from serotypes to genotypes on the study of Adenoviruses and Enteroviruses.

Dr. Tsuguto Fujimoto
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • virus isolation
  • molecular typing
  • serotype
  • genotype
  • Adenoviruses
  • Enteroviruses
  • sequence variation
  • recombination
  • cross-reactivity
  • cut-off value
  • species specificity
  • recombination
  • cell receptors
  • neutralization test

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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