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Volume 11, Number 8—August 2005

Research

Influenza A (H3N2) Outbreak, Nepal

Luke T. Daum*†Comments to Author , Michael W. Shaw‡, Alexander I. Klimov‡, Linda C. Canas*, Elizabeth A. Macias*, Debra Niemeyer*, James P. Chambers†, Robert Renthal†, Sanjaya K. Shrestha§, Ramesh P. Acharya¶, Shankar P. Huzdar¶, Nirmal Rimal¶, Khin S. Myint#, and Philip Gould*
Author affiliations: *Air Force Institute for Operational Health, Brooks City Base, San Antonio, Texas; †University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; §Walter Reed/Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences Research Unit-Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal; ¶Association of Medical Doctors of Asia-Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal; #US Army Medical Component of the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

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Figure 3

Three-dimensional top view of the HA1 hemagglutinin structures for A) a representative A/Nepal/1648/04 virus and B) vaccine strain A/Wyoming/3/03. Most (24/26) of the Nepal isolates contain a lysine to asparagine substitution (shown in yellow) at position 145 (K145N). Magenta, residues 226 and 227; orange, residue 189; green, residues 155 and 156; yellow, residue 145. Hemagglutinin molecules were generated by using the respective amino acid sequences with MOLMOL (12). A/Nepal/1648/04 is availabl

Figure 3. . Three-dimensional top view of the HA1 hemagglutinin structures for A) a representative A/Nepal/1648/04 virus and B) vaccine strain A/Wyoming/3/03. Most (24/26) of the Nepal isolates contain a lysine to asparagine substitution (shown in yellow) at position 145 (K145N). Magenta, residues 226 and 227; orange, residue 189; green, residues 155 and 156; yellow, residue 145. Hemagglutinin molecules were generated by using the respective amino acid sequences with MOLMOL (12). A/Nepal/1648/04 is available from GenBank under accession no. AY945264.

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