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Volume 17, Number 5—May 2011

Research

Evolution of New Genotype of West Nile Virus in North America

Allison R. McMullen, Fiona J. May, Li Li, Hilda Guzman, Rudy Bueno, James A. Dennett, Robert B. Tesh, and Alan D.T. BarrettComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (A.R. McMullen, F.J. May, L. Li, H. Guzman, R.B. Tesh, A.D.T. Barrett); Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services, Houston, Texas, USA (R. Bueno, Jr., J.A. Dennett)

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Table 2

Nucleotide sequence changes in West Nile virus NA/WN02 genotype, Upper Texas Gulf Coast, USA*

Strain Year prM
E
NS2A
NS3
NS4B
NS5
3′ UTR
660 1442 2466 3774 4146 4803 6138 6238 6426 6996 7938 9352 10851
NY99 1999 C U C U A C C C C C U C A
Bird 114 2002 U C† U U G U U U U U C U G
M12214 2005 U C U U G U U U · U C U G
TX5058 U C U U G U U U U U C U G
TX5810 2006 U C U U G U U U U U C · G
M6019 U C U U G U U U U U C · G
TX 6276 · C U U G U U · U U C U G
TX 6647 2007 U C U U G U U U U U C U G
TX6747 · C U U G U U · U U C U G
M19433 U C U U G U U U · U C U G
TX7191 · C U U G U U · U U C U G
TX 7558 2008 U C U U G U U U U U C U G
M 37012 2009 · C U U G U U · U U C U G
M 37906 · C U U G U U · U U C U G
TX 7827 U C U U G U U U U U C U G
M 39488 · C U U G U U · U U C U G
M 20140 · C U U G U U · U U C U G
M 20141 · C U U G U U · U U C U G
M20122 · C U U G U U · U U C U G

*PrM, premembrane; E, envelope; NS, nonstructural; UTR, untranslated region. Values indicate nucleotide position within each gene. Dots indicate no change from NY99 isolate.
†Encodes for amino acid substitution E-V159A.

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