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Volume 8, Number 8—August 2002

Research

Genetic Characterization of Hantaviruses Transmitted by the Korean Field Mouse (Apodemus peninsulae), Far East Russia

Kumari Lokugamage*, Hiroaki Kariwa*Comments to Author , Daisuke Hayasaka*, Bai Zhong Cui*, Takuya Iwasaki†, Nandadeva Lokugamage*, Leonid I. Ivanov‡, Vladimir I. Volkov‡, Vladimir A. Demenev§, Raisa Slonova¶, Galina Kompanets¶, Tatyana Kushnaryova¶, Takeshi Kurata†, Kenji Maeda*, Koichi Araki*, Tetsuya Mizutani*, Kumiko Yoshimatsu#, Jiro Arikawa#, and Ikuo Takashima*
Author affiliations: *Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan; †National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan; ‡Plague Control Station, Khabarovsk, Russia; §Far Eastern Medical Association, Khabarovsk, Russia; ¶Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia; #Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan;

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Table 6

Comparison of nucleotide (bases 2737–2969)a and amino acid of M genome between those from Primorye patients, Apodemus peninsulae, and other hantaviruses

Nucleotide and amino acid identities % b
SL/
AP61 SL/
AP63 AMR/
1169 PRI/
H1 PRI/
H2 H8205 AMR/
4313 HV
114 A9 HTNV 76-118 Hojo FE NC167 DOB/
Slo SR-
11 PUU
SL/AP61c 99.5 97.8 96.1 98.2 94.8 94.3 86.2 85.7 84.4 82.7 82.7 79.3 79.3 79.7 60.3
SL/AP63 100 97.8 92.2 94.3 94.8 94.3 85.7 85.3 84.0 82.3 83.1 78.8 80.1 81.4 60.7
AMR/1169 94.8 94.8 96.5 98.7 95.6 95.6 86.6 86.2 84.9 83.1 81.4 79.7 80.1 79.3 60.3
PRI/H1 100 100 94.8 96.9 93.5 92.2 84.0 83.6 83.1 82.3 80.6 79.3 78.8 79.3 60.3
PRI/H2 98.7 98.7 93.5 98.7 94.8 94.3 85.7 85.3 84.0 82.3 81.4 78.8 79.3 78.8 59.4
H8205 100 100 94.8 100 98.7 91.3 83.6 83.1 85.3 84.9 80.6 77.1 79.3 77.1 60.7
AMR/4313 98.7 98.7 93.4 98.7 97.4 98.7 85.7 85.3 83.6 81.8 82.7 78.0 78.0 78.8 59.9
HV114 93.5 93.5 88.3 93.5 92.2 93.5 92.2 99.5 86.6 84.4 87.9 78.4 75.8 83.1 51.9
A9 93.5 93.5 88.3 93.5 92.2 93.5 92.2 98.9 86.2 84.0 87.5 78.0 75.4 81.8 50.6
HTNV76118 94.8 94.8 89.6 94.8 93.5 94.8 93.5 97.4 96.1 94.6 88.7 79.7 78.4 76.7 59.9
Hojo 94.8 94.8 89.6 94.8 93.5 94.8 93.5 97.4 96.1 100 87.9 78.0 78.8 76.7 51.5
FE 92.2 92.2 87.0 92.2 90.9 92.2 90.9 87.9 87.5 97.4 98.7 75.8 73.7 78.4 59.9
NC167 86.8 86.8 80.5 86.8 85.5 86.8 85.5 89.5 88.2 90.8 90.8 88.2 75.4 77.5 49.3
DOB/Slo 88.3 88.3 83.1 88.3 87.0 88.3 87.0 88.3 87.0 87.0 87.0 84.4 81.6 75.0 59.9
SR11 83.1 83.1 79.2 83.1 81.8 83.1 81.8 83.1 81.8 81.8 81.8 83.1 80.3 80.5 56.0
PUUV 53.2 53.2 53.2 53.2 51.9 53.2 51.9 62.9 62.5 51.9 61.6 53.2 61.6 49.4 61.2

aBased on Haantan 76-118.
bValues above the diagonal and the right show nucleotide identities; those below the diagonal and to the left show amino acid identities.
cValues in bold show the close identities between those sequences. Abbreviations used: SL, Solovey; AMR, Amur; PRI, Primorye; HTNV, Haantan virus; FE, Far East virus; DOB, Dobrova; Slo, Slovenia; PUUV, Puumala virus.

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