Davison, A.J., and Scott, J.E. (1986) DNA sequence of the major capsid protein gene of Herpes Simplex virus type 1. Journal of General Virology, 67 (10). pp. 2279-2286. ISSN 0022-1317 (doi:10.1099/0022-1317-67-10-2279)
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The DNA sequence of the region of the herpes simplex virus type 1 genome encoding the major capsid protein was determined. The predicted protein contains 1374 amino acid residues and has a molecular weight of 149075. Comparisons of the amino acid sequence of this protein with those predicted from the published DNA sequences of two other herpesviruses, varicella-zoster virus and Epstein-Barr virus, resulted in the identification of the major capsid protein gene in each genome.
|Glasgow Author(s):||Davison, Dr Andrew and Scott, Mr James|
|Authors:||Davison, A.J., and Scott, J.E.|
|College/School:||College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation|
|Journal Name:||Journal of General Virology|
|Journal Abbr.:||J. Gen. Virol.|
|Publisher:||Society for General Microbiology|