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Volume 23, Number 2—February 2017

Highly Pathogenic Influenza A(H5Nx) Viruses with Altered H5 Receptor-Binding Specificity

Hongbo Guo1, Erik de Vries1, Ryan McBride, Jojanneke Dekkers, Wenjie Peng, Kim M. Bouwman, Corwin Nycholat, M. Helene Verheije, James C. Paulson, Frank J.M. van Kuppeveld, and Cornelis A.M. de HaanComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands (H. Guo, E. de Vries, J. Dekkers, K.M. Bouwman, M.H. Verheije, F.J.M. van Kuppeveld, C.A.M. de Haan); The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA (R. McBride, W. Peng, C. Nycholat, J.C. Paulson)

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Table 1

Amino acids in hemagglutinins from 2,562 highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N1) viruses isolated during 1996−2015 (excluding clade viruses)

Position and amino acid No. occurrences
18K 119
49N 301
57K 481
76K 16
76R 0
86R 5
98T 32
99L 57
118T 1
119L 0
123R 40
127P 329
128N 276
131T 49
133L 1,029
137A 545
144A 4
145S 1,873
160A 1,467
166I 160
173R 67
187N 117
193N 4
196K 183
199D 0
202V 75
222Q 2
227R 23
244H 316
267T 1,805
273M 10
277H 1
494K 0
500I 0

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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