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H5N1 hybrid viruses bearing 2009/H1N1 virus genes transmit in guinea pigs by respiratory droplet.
Science. 2013 Jun 21; 340(6139):1459-63.Sci

Abstract

In the past, avian influenza viruses have crossed species barriers to trigger human pandemics by reassorting with mammal-infective viruses in intermediate livestock hosts. H5N1 viruses are able to infect pigs, and some of them have affinity for the mammalian type α-2,6-linked sialic acid airway receptor. Using reverse genetics, we systematically created 127 reassortant viruses between a duck isolate of H5N1, specifically retaining its hemagglutinin (HA) gene throughout, and a highly transmissible, human-infective H1N1 virus. We tested the virulence of the reassortants in mice as a correlate for virulence in humans and tested transmissibility in guinea pigs, which have both avian and mammalian types of airway receptor. Transmission studies showed that the H1N1 virus genes encoding acidic polymerase and nonstructural protein made the H5N1 virus transmissible by respiratory droplet between guinea pigs without killing them. Further experiments implicated other H1N1 genes in the enhancement of mammal-to-mammal transmission, including those that encode nucleoprotein, neuraminidase, and matrix, as well as mutations in H5 HA that improve affinity for humanlike airway receptors. Hence, avian H5N1 subtype viruses do have the potential to acquire mammalian transmissibility by reassortment in current agricultural scenarios.

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State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin, People's Republic of China.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

23641061

Citation

Zhang, Ying, et al. "H5N1 Hybrid Viruses Bearing 2009/H1N1 Virus Genes Transmit in Guinea Pigs By Respiratory Droplet." Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 340, no. 6139, 2013, pp. 1459-63.
Zhang Y, Zhang Q, Kong H, et al. H5N1 hybrid viruses bearing 2009/H1N1 virus genes transmit in guinea pigs by respiratory droplet. Science. 2013;340(6139):1459-63.
Zhang, Y., Zhang, Q., Kong, H., Jiang, Y., Gao, Y., Deng, G., Shi, J., Tian, G., Liu, L., Liu, J., Guan, Y., Bu, Z., & Chen, H. (2013). H5N1 hybrid viruses bearing 2009/H1N1 virus genes transmit in guinea pigs by respiratory droplet. Science (New York, N.Y.), 340(6139), 1459-63. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1229455
Zhang Y, et al. H5N1 Hybrid Viruses Bearing 2009/H1N1 Virus Genes Transmit in Guinea Pigs By Respiratory Droplet. Science. 2013 Jun 21;340(6139):1459-63. PubMed PMID: 23641061.
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TY - JOUR T1 - H5N1 hybrid viruses bearing 2009/H1N1 virus genes transmit in guinea pigs by respiratory droplet. AU - Zhang,Ying, AU - Zhang,Qianyi, AU - Kong,Huihui, AU - Jiang,Yongping, AU - Gao,Yuwei, AU - Deng,Guohua, AU - Shi,Jianzhong, AU - Tian,Guobin, AU - Liu,Liling, AU - Liu,Jinxiong, AU - Guan,Yuntao, AU - Bu,Zhigao, AU - Chen,Hualan, Y1 - 2013/05/02/ PY - 2013/5/4/entrez PY - 2013/5/4/pubmed PY - 2013/7/3/medline SP - 1459 EP - 63 JF - Science (New York, N.Y.) JO - Science VL - 340 IS - 6139 N2 - In the past, avian influenza viruses have crossed species barriers to trigger human pandemics by reassorting with mammal-infective viruses in intermediate livestock hosts. H5N1 viruses are able to infect pigs, and some of them have affinity for the mammalian type α-2,6-linked sialic acid airway receptor. Using reverse genetics, we systematically created 127 reassortant viruses between a duck isolate of H5N1, specifically retaining its hemagglutinin (HA) gene throughout, and a highly transmissible, human-infective H1N1 virus. We tested the virulence of the reassortants in mice as a correlate for virulence in humans and tested transmissibility in guinea pigs, which have both avian and mammalian types of airway receptor. Transmission studies showed that the H1N1 virus genes encoding acidic polymerase and nonstructural protein made the H5N1 virus transmissible by respiratory droplet between guinea pigs without killing them. Further experiments implicated other H1N1 genes in the enhancement of mammal-to-mammal transmission, including those that encode nucleoprotein, neuraminidase, and matrix, as well as mutations in H5 HA that improve affinity for humanlike airway receptors. Hence, avian H5N1 subtype viruses do have the potential to acquire mammalian transmissibility by reassortment in current agricultural scenarios. SN - 1095-9203 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/23641061/H5N1_hybrid_viruses_bearing_2009/H1N1_virus_genes_transmit_in_guinea_pigs_by_respiratory_droplet_ L2 - http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=23641061 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -