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Journal of General Virology

Current Issue: Apr 1 2014 12:00:00:000AM

Journal of General Virology (JGV) publishes high-calibre research papers with high production standards, giving the journal a worldwide reputation for excellence and attracting an eminent audience. The journal currently has an Impact Factor of 3.127 (2012).

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JGV, a dynamic journal at the forefront of virology today, attracts an international audience and publishes over 3000 pages of rigorously peer-reviewed, high-calibre research from around the world.

The diverse scope of the journal, which reflects the evolving nature of virology today, includes topics on all aspects of animal, plant, insect, bacterial and fungal viruses, transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, molecular biology and immunology, virus–host interactions and antiviral compounds.

JGV is published monthly and is available in print or online. Our journals are published online with HighWire Press, in both full HTML and as downloadable PDFs. Features include journal cross-linking, eTOCS and supplementary data. The complete archive available back to 1967 is available online.

Journal subscriptions are available in two formats, either Online Only or Print and Online. SGM operates a tiered pricing structure. For more information please visit our subscriptions page.

The Journal's Editorial Board ensures high standards of peer review. Below, Professor Richard Elliott, former Editor-in-Chief of JGV, explains the benefits of submitting your paper to this journal.

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You can find out more about the journal, including how to prepare and submit a manuscript for publication, by visiting our HighWire-hosted site, and you can submit using our online submission system.

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Features of JGV include:

  • Papers in Press - advance online publication of manuscripts accepted for publication in JGV
  • Sophisticated search tools
  • Inter-article and cross-journal linking
  • Supplementary data facility
  • Links to Medline and GenBank
  • Citation tracking and alerts

Benefits to authors:

  • Expert and rigorous review process
  • Excellent editorial standards
  • Online submission and peer review
  • Publish ahead of print scheme
  • Automatic deposition of papers in PubMed Central*
  • No page charges
  • Free colour reproduction*
  • 25 free downloads of your published PDF
  • Self-archiving.
  • Paid immediate open access.

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JGV's impact

In this issue

  1. Flavivirus RNA methylation

    REVIEWS

    Dong, H., Fink, K., Zust, R., Lim, S. P., Qin, C.-F., Shi, P.-Y.

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  2. The PB2 E627K mutation contributes to the high polymerase activity and enhanced replication of H7N9 influenza virus

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Zhang, H., Li, X., Guo, J., Li, L., Chang, C., Li, Y., Bian, C., Xu, K., Chen, H., Sun, B.

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  3. Arboretum and Puerto Almendras viruses: two novel rhabdoviruses isolated from mosquitoes in Peru

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Vasilakis, N., Castro-Llanos, F., Widen, S. G., Aguilar, P. V., Guzman, H., Guevara, C., Fernandez, R., Auguste, A. J., Wood, T. G., Popov, V., Mundal, K., Ghedin, E., Kochel, T. J., Holmes, E. C., Walker, P. J., Tesh, R. B.

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  4. Evaluation of heterosubtypic cross-protection against highly pathogenic H5N1 by active infection with human seasonal influenza A virus or trivalent inactivated vaccine immunization in ferret models

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Park, S.-J., Kim, E.-H., Pascua, P. N. Q., Kwon, H.-I., Lim, G.-J., Decano, A., Kim, S. M., Song, M. K., Shin, E.-C., Choi, Y.-K.

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  5. Raf/MEK/ERK pathway activation is required for Junin virus replication

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Rodriguez, M. E., Brunetti, J. E., Wachsman, M. B., Scolaro, L. A., Castilla, V.

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  6. Recovery of a chemically synthesized Japanese encephalitis virus reveals two critical adaptive mutations in NS2B and NS4A

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Li, X.-D., Li, X.-F., Ye, H.-Q., Deng, C.-L., Ye, Q., Shan, C., Shang, B.-D., Xu, L.-L., Li, S.-H., Cao, S.-B., Yuan, Z.-M., Shi, P.-Y., Qin, C.-F., Zhang, B.

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  7. The alternate triad motif of the poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-like domain of the human zinc finger antiviral protein is essential for its antiviral activity

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Glasker, S., Toller, M., Kummerer, B. M.

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  8. Variable region of the 3' UTR is a critical virulence factor in the Far-Eastern subtype of tick-borne encephalitis virus in a mouse model

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Sakai, M., Yoshii, K., Sunden, Y., Yokozawa, K., Hirano, M., Kariwa, H.

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  9. Isolation, propagation, genome analysis and epidemiology of HKU1 betacoronaviruses

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Dominguez, S. R., Shrivastava, S., Berglund, A., Qian, Z., Goes, L. G. B., Halpin, R. A., Fedorova, N., Ransier, A., Weston, P. A., Durigon, E. L., Jerez, J. A., Robinson, C. C., Town, C. D., Holmes, K. V.

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  10. Tick-borne flaviviruses alter membrane structure and replicate in dendrites of primary mouse neuronal cultures

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Hirano, M., Yoshii, K., Sakai, M., Hasebe, R., Ichii, O., Kariwa, H.

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  11. Differential induction of CCL5 by pathogenic and non-pathogenic strains of West Nile virus in brain endothelial cells and astrocytes

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Hussmann, K. L., Fredericksen, B. L.

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  12. Recombination strategies and evolutionary dynamics of the Human enterovirus A global gene pool

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Lukashev, A. N., Shumilina, E. Y., Belalov, I. S., Ivanova, O. E., Eremeeva, T. P., Reznik, V. I., Trotsenko, O. E., Drexler, J. F., Drosten, C.

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  13. The ORF4b-encoded accessory proteins of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus and two related bat coronaviruses localize to the nucleus and inhibit innate immune signalling

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Matthews, K. L., Coleman, C. M., van der Meer, Y., Snijder, E. J., Frieman, M. B.

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  14. Bagaza virus and Israel turkey meningoencephalomyelitis virus are a single virus species

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Fernandez-Pinero, J., Davidson, I., Elizalde, M., Perk, S., Khinich, Y., Jimenez-Clavero, M. A.

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  15. Triplet amino acids located at positions 145/146/147 of the RNA polymerase of very virulent infectious bursal disease virus contribute to viral virulence

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Gao, L., Li, K., Qi, X., Gao, H., Gao, Y., Qin, L., Wang, Y., Shen, N., Kong, X., Wang, X.

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  16. Complete genome analysis identifies Tvarminne avian virus as a candidate new species within the genus Orthoreovirus

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Dandar, E., Huhtamo, E., Farkas, S. L., Oldal, M., Jakab, F., Vapalahti, O., Banyai, K.

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  17. Cimodo virus belongs to a novel lineage of reoviruses isolated from African mosquitoes

    ANIMAL: RNA VIRUSES

    Hermanns, K., Zirkel, F., Kurth, A., Drosten, C., Junglen, S.

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  18. Differential replication of two porcine parvovirus strains in bovine cell lines ensues from initial DNA processing and NS1 expression

    ANIMAL: DNA VIRUSES

    Fernandes, S., Boisvert, M., Szelei, J., Tijssen, P.

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  19. Cyclovirus in nasopharyngeal aspirates of Chilean children with respiratory infections

    ANIMAL: DNA VIRUSES

    Phan, T. G., Luchsinger, V., Avendano, L. F., Deng, X., Delwart, E.

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  20. Human polyomaviruses 6, 7, 9, 10 and Trichodysplasia spinulosa-associated polyomavirus in HIV-infected men

    ANIMAL: DNA VIRUSES

    Wieland, U., Silling, S., Hellmich, M., Potthoff, A., Pfister, H., Kreuter, A.

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  21. Human cytomegalovirus suppresses Fas expression and function

    ANIMAL: DNA VIRUSES

    Seirafian, S., Prod'homme, V., Sugrue, D., Davies, J., Fielding, C., Tomasec, P., Wilkinson, G. W. G.

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  22. Roles of conserved residues within the pre-NH2-terminal domain of herpes simplex virus 1 DNA polymerase in replication and latency in mice

    ANIMAL: DNA VIRUSES

    Terrell, S. L., Pesola, J. M., Coen, D. M.

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  23. Immunization of pigs with an attenuated pseudorabies virus recombinant expressing the haemagglutinin of pandemic swine origin H1N1 influenza A virus

    ANIMAL: DNA VIRUSES

    Klingbeil, K., Lange, E., Teifke, J. P., Mettenleiter, T. C., Fuchs, W.

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  24. Anti-HIV-1 activity of Trim 37

    RETROVIRUSES

    Tabah, A. A., Tardif, K., Mansky, L. M.

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  25. Interplay between viral Tat protein and c-Jun transcription factor in controlling LTR promoter activity in different human immunodeficiency virus type I subtypes

    RETROVIRUSES

    van der Sluis, R. M., Derking, R., Breidel, S., Speijer, D., Berkhout, B., Jeeninga, R. E.

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  26. Proteomic analyses of baculovirus Anticarsia gemmatalis multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus budded and occluded virus

    INSECT VIRUSES

    Braconi, C. T., Ardisson-Araujo, D. M. P., Leme, A. F. P., Oliveira, J. V. d. C., Pauletti, B. A., Garcia-Maruniak, A., Ribeiro, B. M., Maruniak, J. E., Zanotto, P. M. d. A.

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