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Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007


Emergence of Human Rotavirus Group A Genotype G9 Strains, Wuhan, China

Jihong Yang*†, Ting Wang*, Yang Wang†, Baojing Lu*, Xuan Bai†, Lei Zhang†, Xiaoping Tang‡, and Hanzhong Wang*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *State Key Laboratory of Virology WIV CAS, Wuhan, People’s Republic of China; †Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei, People’s Republic of China; ‡Xian Ning Center for Diseases Control and Prevention, Xian Ning, Hubei, People’s Republic of China;

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Table 2

Comparison of the nucleotide and amino acid sequence identity of vp7 gene of Wuhan G9 rotavirus strain (CC597) with those of 11 known G9 rotavirus strains

Strain Similarity, %
Nucleotide Amino acid
XJ04–652 98.4 97.5
XJ99–468 98.3 97.2
BD524 96.0 93.9
DE18 98.1 96.9
R136 98.0 96.6
KUMS04–5 98.2 96.0
02TW465 97.8 96.3
MG9–06 97.9 96.6
608VN 95.4 95.7
S25 97.6 96.6
JP32–4 90.7 92.3

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