1887

Abstract

Summary

The nucleotide sequences of the adjacent genes coding for the F protein and 22K protein of the RSS-2 strain of human respiratory syncytial (RS) virus were determined from cDNA clones of genomic RNA. Comparison of these sequences and the inferred amino acid sequences of the F and 22K proteins with the corresponding published sequences of another subgroup A virus, the A2 strain of RS virus, reveals extensive overall homology (>95%) at both the nucleotide and amino acid levels, even though these two viruses were isolated 15 years apart in different continents. The intergenic region and the hydrophobic amino-terminal signal sequence of the F proteins of the two viruses, however, are much less conserved.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journal/jgv/10.1099/0022-1317-68-11-2789
1987-11-01
2019-10-22
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journal/jgv/10.1099/0022-1317-68-11-2789
Loading

Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error