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pol  -  N-terminus uncertain

Simian foamy virus

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  • Amino acid homologies between corresponding genes of SFVcpz and HFV range between 86% for the taf gene and 95% for the pol gene [3].


  1. The human foamy virus internal promoter directs the expression of the functional Bel 1 transactivator and Bet protein early after infection. Löchelt, M., Flügel, R.M., Aboud, M. J. Virol. (1994) [Pubmed]
  2. Nucleotide sequence analysis of a cloned DNA fragment from human cells reveals homology to retrotransposons. Flügel, R.M., Maurer, B., Bannert, H., Rethwilm, A., Schnitzler, P., Darai, G. Mol. Cell. Biol. (1987) [Pubmed]
  3. Isolation, cloning, and sequencing of simian foamy viruses from chimpanzees (SFVcpz): high homology to human foamy virus (HFV). Herchenröder, O., Renne, R., Loncar, D., Cobb, E.K., Murthy, K.K., Schneider, J., Mergia, A., Luciw, P.A. Virology (1994) [Pubmed]
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