High Diversity and Ancient Common Ancestry of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus
Cesar G. Albariño1 , Gustavo Palacios1, Marina L. Khristova, Bobbie R. Erickson, Serena A. Carroll, James A. Comer, Jeffrey Hui, Thomas Briese, Kirsten St. George, Thomas G. Ksiazek2, W. Ian Lipkin, and Stuart T. Nichol
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (C.G. Albariño, M.L. Khristova, B.R. Erickson, S.A. Carroll, J.A. Comer, T.G. Ksiazek, S.T. Nichol); Columbia University, New York, New York, USA (G. Palacios, J. Hui, T. Briese, W.I. Lipkin); New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA (K. St. George)
Appendix Figure 3. Schematic of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) nucleoprotein open reading frame. Nucleoprotein protein motifs (33) were found to be highly conserved among all strains analyzed. A, all influenza virus type A strains.
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