Figure 1. Schematic representation of HHV-6 and HHV-7 genomes. The genomes are colinear. Homologies are 46.6% to 84.9%. Red blocks represent the herpesvirus core genes, numbered from I to VII. Yellow blocks represent ß-herpesvirus subfamily-specific genes (from U2 to U14). Green blocks indicate genes present only in the Roseolovirus genus, i.e., in HHV-6 and HHV-7. Only three ORFs (U22, U83 and U94) are present in HHV-6 and absent from HHV-7 (modified from ).
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