Effect of Vaccination on Bordetella pertussis Strains, China
Liu Zhang1, Yinghua Xu1, Jianhong Zhao, Teemu Kallonen, Shenghui Cui, Yunqiang Xu, Qiming Hou, Fengxiang Li, Junzhi Wang, Qiushui He, and Shumin Zhang
Author affiliations: National Institute for the Control of Pharmaceutical and Biological Products, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (L. Zhang, Y. Xu, S. Cui, Q. Hou, F. Li, J. Wang, S. Zhang); Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, PRC (J. Zhao); The Second Hospital of Shijiazhuang City, Shijiazhuang (Y. Xu); National Institute for Health and Welfare, Turku, Finland (T. Kallonen, Q. He); University of Turku, Turku (T. Kallonen)
Appendix Figure 2. Amino acid sequence of pertactin (Prn) of Bordetella pertussis from China. Numbering is relative to the first methionine of Prn1. Dots represent identical sequences and dashes represent deletions. The RGD (arg-gly-asp) motif implicated in adherence to host receptors is indicated.
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