The VP35 and VP40 proteins of filoviruses. Homology between Marburg and Ebola viruses

A. A. Bukreyev, V. E. Volchkov, V. M. Blinov, S. V. Netesov

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Abstract

The fragments of genomic RNA sequences of Marburg (MBG) and Ebola (EBO) viruses are reported. These fragments were found to encode the VP35 and VP40 proteins. The canonic sequences were revealed before and after each open reading frame. It is suggested that these sequences are mRNA extremities and at the same time the regulatory elements for mRNA transcription. Homology between the MBG and EBO proteins was discovered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-46
Number of pages6
JournalFEBS Letters
Volume322
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 3 1993

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Keywords

  • Amino acid sequence
  • Ebola virus
  • Filoviridae
  • Marburg virus
  • Nucleotide sequence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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