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Volume 19, Number 4—April 2013

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Hepatitis Virus in Long-Fingered Bats, Myanmar

Biao He1, Quanshui Fan1, Fanli Yang, Tingsong Hu, Wei Qiu, Ye Feng, Zuosheng Li, Yingying Li, Fuqiang Zhang, Huancheng Guo, Xiaohuan Zou, and Changchun TuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Changchun, People’s Republic of China (B. He, F. Yang, Y. Feng, Y. Li, H. Guo, X. Zou, C. Tu); Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Chengdu Military Region, Kunming, People’s Republic of China (Q. Fan, T. Hu, W. Qiu, Z. Li, F. Zhang)

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Table

Gene lengths and percentage identity between bat orthohepadnavirus and other hepadnaviruses*

Virus† pol gene
preS1/preS2/S gene
preC/C gene
X gene
nt % ID aa % ID nt % ID aa % ID nt % ID aa % ID nt % ID aa % ID
BtHV776 2562 853 1200 399 654 217 435 144
HBV 2532 63 843 57 1203 63 400 59 639 65 212 66 465 61 154 49
WMHBV 2508 63 835 55 1176 64 391 60 636 65 211 63 459 66 152 50
WHV 2640 66 879 56 1281 66 426 51 678 69 225 71 426 67 141 44
ASHV 2634 67 877 53 1284 67 427 52 654 68 217 71 417 69 138 52
DHBV 2526 41 841 30 1104 43 367 30 888 42 295 22 NA NA

*nt, nucleotide length; % ID, percentage identity of nt and amino acid sequence between BtHV and other viruses; aa, amino acid length; BtHV, bat hepatitis virus; –, not applicable; HBV, hepatitis B virus; WMHBV, woolly monkey HBV; WHV, woodchuck hepatitis virus; ASHV, arctic squirrel hepatitis virus; DHBV, duck HBV; NA, not available.
†GenBank accession nos. for HBV, WMHBV, WHV, ASHV, and DHBV are D00329, AF046996, AY344076, U29144, and EU429324, respectively.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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