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Volume 8, Number 3—March 2002

Research

Molecular Classification of Enteroviruses Not Identified by Neutralization Tests

Hideyuki KuboComments to Author , Nobuhiro Iritani, and Yoshiyuki Seto
Author affiliations: Osaka City Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, Osaka, Japan;

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Table 5

Differences in deduced VP1 amino acid sequences (aa 1-297) of human enterovirus 71 strains BrCr, OC/00168, OC/00219, OC/00260, and OC/00261, Osaka, Japan, 2000

Amino acid position Strain
BrCra OC/00168 OC/00219 OC/00260 OC/00261
18 Lys Arg Arg Arg Arg
22 Pro Gln Gln Gln Gln
30 Pro Gln Gln Gln Gln
31 Asp Asn Asn Asn Asn
43 Lys Glu Glu Glu Glu
58 Ala Thr Thr Thr Thr
98 Lys Glu Glu Glu Glu
145 Arg Glu Glu Glu Glu
164 Asp Glu Glu Glu Glu
167 Asp Glu Glu Glu Glu
172 Pro Gln Gln Gln Gln
183 Ser Leu Leu Leu Leu
184 Ser Thr Thr Thr Thr
244 Glu Lys Lys Lys Lys
246 Ser Pro Pro Pro Pro
249 Ile Val Val Val Val
275 Ser Ala Ala Ala Ala
282 Asp Asn Asn Ser Ser

aVP1 nucleotide sequence was obtained from GenBank (accession no. U22521) and translated into the deduced amino acid sequence.

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