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Volume 15, Number 2—February 2009


Kupe Virus, a New Virus in the Family Bunyaviridae, Genus Nairovirus, Kenya

Mary CrabtreeComments to Author , Rosemary Sang, and Barry R. Miller
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (M.B. Crabtree, B.R. Miller); Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya (R. Sang)

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Table 2

Potential N-linked glycosylation sites in the medium segment of Dugbe and Kupe viruses

Amino acid location*
Dugbe virus Kupe virus
25 16 Mucin-like, variable
30 Mucin-like, variable
80 Mucin-like, variable
142 140 Upstream of Gn
413 414 Gn
612 Gn
827 829 Unknown
848 Gc precursor
1201 1203 Gc
1258 Gc
1420 1421 Gc
–- 1514 Gc

*Amino acid location in the translated open reading frame.
†Gn and Gc are glycoproteins.

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