Sequence of the nucleocapsid protein gene of subgroup A and B avian pneumoviruses
UNSPECIFIED. (1996) Sequence of the nucleocapsid protein gene of subgroup A and B avian pneumoviruses. VIRUS RESEARCH, 41 (2). pp. 185-191. ISSN 0168-1702Full text not available from this repository.
The nucleocapsid protein (N) gene of two subgroup A and one subgroup B strains of avian pneumovirus has been cloned and sequenced. The gene of all three isolates comprised 1197 nucleotides (nt), which formed a single major open reading frame, potentially encoding a protein of 391 amino acid residues. The N gene of the two subgroup A isolates differed by only 1 nt but differed by 282 (24%) nt and 35 (11%) amino acids from the B isolate. The predicted protein was identical in length to that of human, bovine and ovine respiratory syncytial viruses, the amino acid identity being approximately 41% overall but with some regions of identity > 90%.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR355 Virology|
|Journal or Publication Title:||VIRUS RESEARCH|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Official Date:||April 1996|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 185-191|
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