Journal of
General and Molecular Virology

  • Abbreviation: J. Gen. Mol. Virol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6648
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGMV
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 37

Table of Content: January 2011; 3(1)

January 2011

Molecular approaches towards analyzing the viruses infecting maize (Zea mays L.)

  Information on virus diseases of maize still remains scanty in several maize growing countries. Therefore it is hoped that this description will stimulate more research, which will lead to better understanding of viruses infecting maize in Africa. Plant viruses are a major yield-reducing factor for field and horticultural crops. The losses caused by plant viruses are greater in the tropics and subtropics,...

Author(s): Kamal Sharma, and Raj Shekhar Misra

January 2011

Molecular epidemiology of human enterovirus71 (HEV71) strains isolated in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah from year 2001 to 2009

  Human enterovirus71 (HEV71) together with other enteroviruses such as Coxsackie A16 and Coxsackie A10 is known to be responsible for hand, foot and mouth disease. Several of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreaks caused by HEV71 were associated with neurological manifestations and deaths. In Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah, even though huge outbreaks of HFMD have never been reported; HEV71 strains...

Author(s): Mohd Apandi Yusof, Fazilah Rais, Maizatul Akma Abdullah, Liyana Ahmad Zamri, Hariyati Md Ali, Fauziah Md Kassim and Zainah Saat