J Virol 2009 Dec 7;83(24):12779-89. Epub 2009 Oct 7.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-1019, USA.
Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) (genus Phlebovirus, family Bunyaviridae) causes mosquito-borne epidemic diseases in humans and livestock. The virus carries three RNA segments, L, M, and S, of negative or ambisense polarity. L protein, an RNA-dependent RNA polymerase, encoded in the L segment, and N protein, encoded in the S segment, exert viral RNA replication and transcription. Read More