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Volume 14, Number 5—May 2008

Dispatch

New Saffold Cardioviruses in 3 Children, Canada

Yacine Abed*† and Guy Boivin*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada; †Infectious Disease Research Centre, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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Table 1

Cleavage sites of Can112051-06 and prototype Saffold virus cardiovirus polyproteins*

Cleavage site Can112051-06 Saffold virus
L / VP4 MEPQ / GNSN MEPQ / GNSN
VP4 / VP2 PLLM / DQNT PLLM / DQNT
VP2 / VP3 LEDQ / SPIP LEAD / SPIP
VP3 / VP1 YTPH / GVDN YTPQ / GVDN
VP1 / V2A LELQ / NPIS LELQ / DPIS
2A / 2B FQLQ / GGVL FQLQ / GGVL
2B / 2C LQQQ / SPVR LQQQ / SPIR
2C / 3A LVAQ / SPGN LVAQ / SPGN
3A / 3B EGEQ / AAYS EGEQ / AAYS
3B / 3C LDVQ / GGGK LDVQ / GGGK
3C / 3D LIPQ / GAIV LTPQ / GAIV

*Can112051-06 GenBank accession no. AM922293; Saffold virus GenBank accession no. EF165067.

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