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SCIENCE CHINA Life Sciences, Volume 63 , Issue 3 : 461-462(2020) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11427-020-1645-7

Bat origin of a new human coronavirus: there and back again

Xiang Li 1,3,†, Yuhe Song 4,†, Gary Wong 1,2, Jie Cui 1,2,*
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  • ReceivedFeb 6, 2020
  • AcceptedFeb 8, 2020
  • PublishedFeb 9, 2020

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funding from CAS Pioneer Hundred Talents Program to J.C.


Acknowledgment

This work was supported by funding from CAS Pioneer Hundred Talents Program to J.C.


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The author(s) declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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  • Table 1   Sequence identities of 2019-nCoV compared with bat SARSr-CoV and SARS-CoVa)

    RaTG13

    BJ01

    ORF1a

    96.0/98.0

    78.8/80.3

    ORF1ab

    96.5/96.2

    82.3/74.8

    S

    92.9/97.3

    78.4/45.2

    ORF3a

    96.3/97.8

    75.8/72.5

    E

    99.6/100

    93.9/94.8

    M

    95.5/99.6

    85.9/90.4

    ORF6

    98.4/100

    88.6/67.2

    ORF7a

    95.6/97.5

    82.2/85.4

    ORF8

    97.0/95.1

    44.0/50.0

    ORF10

    99.2/97.4

    93.2/82.0

    N

    96.9/99.0

    88.6/90.1

    Whole genome

    96.0/-

    82.29/-

    This table demonstrates identities of 2019-nCoV WIV04 (GISAID accession No. EPI_ISL_402124) compared with bat SARSr-CoV RaTG13 (GenBank accession No. MN996532.1) and SARS-CoV BJ01 (GenBank accession No. AY278488.2). Identities were calculated by comparing nucleotide sequences and amino acid sequences BJ01 (nt/aa%) respectively. The nucleotide sequence identities were calculated by using blastn and the amino acid identities were computed by blastp (https://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Blast.cgi). S, spike glycoprotein; E, envelope small membrane protein; M, membrane protein; N, nucleoprotein.

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