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Volume 13, Number 4—April 2007

Research

Influenza (H5N1) Viruses in Poultry, Russian Federation, 2005–2006

Aleksandr S. Lipatov*12, Vasily A. Evseenko†1, Hui-Ling Yen*, Anna V. Zaykovskaya†, Alexander G. Durimanov†, Sergey I. Zolotykh†, Sergey V. Netesov†, Ilya G. Drozdov†, Gennadiy G. Onishchenko‡, Robert G. Webster*Comments to Author , and Alexander M. Shestopalov†

Author affiliations: *St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; †Federal State Research Institute Research Center for Virology and Biotechnology “Vector,” Koltsovo, Novosibirsk Region, Russian Federation; ‡Federal Service for Surveillance in Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being, Moscow, Russian Federation;

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Table 3

Molecular differences between influenza (H5N1) isolates with high and low pathogenicity in mammalian models

Protein* Position Virus
A/turkey/Suzdalka/12/2005 A/goose/Krasnoozerskoye/627/2005
PB2
80 I T
473 L M
483 M V
627 E K
666
T
I
PB1
654 S G
655 M I
744
L
M
PA
377 S N
604 R K
693
A
V
HA
2 K E
8 L F
170 N D
289
N
S
NA
60 V L
266
G
S
NP 389 K R

*PB, polymerase basic protein; PA, polymerase acidic protein; HA, hemagglutinin; NA, neuraminidase; NP, nucleoprotein.

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1These authors contributed equally to this work.

2Current affiliation: US Department of Agriculture, Athens, Georgia, USA

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