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Volume 11, Number 12—December 2005

Research

Porcine Noroviruses Related to Human Noroviruses

Qiu-Hong Wang*, Myung Guk Han*, Sonia Cheetham*, Menira Souza*, Julie A. Funk†, and Linda J. Saif*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio, USA; †The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Table 3

Percentage amino acid identities of noroviruses within the capsid region

Strain Complete capsid (S domain, P domain)
Po/GII* Hu/GII† Hu/GI/Norwalk Bo/GIII/Newbury-2 Hu/GIV/Alphatron Mu/GV/MNV-1
QW48 96–98 (100, 94–97) 63–71 (77–85, 53–63) 43 (59, 36) 45 (62, 36) 53 (71, 42) 39 (58, 29)
QW101, QW125 70–70.6 (83, 63) 61–71.4 (77–86, 51–64) 42 (59, 35) 45 (62, 38) 54 (71, 44) 39 (58, 28)
QW170, QW218 81 (90, 74) 62–69 (77–82, 52–62) 43 (59, 36) 45 (61, 37) 53 (72, 40) 39 (60, 27)

*Includes Sw43 and Sw918 strains.

†Includes Hawaii, Snow Mountain, Mexico, MD145, New Orleans, Baltimore, Gwynedd, Amsterdam, VA97207, Erfurt, Gifu, Fayetteville, M7, J23, and Neustrelitz strains.

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