Characterisation of immunodominant protein encoded by the F1L gene of orf virus strains isolated in Italy

Characterisation of immunodominant protein encoded by the F1L gene of orf virus strains isolated... We analysed the molecular properties of the immunodominant protein of different orf virus strains isolated in Italy. The F1L encoding genes and the deduced amino acid sequences of all strains were determined and compared, and they showed several mutations. Structural analysis was carried out in order to assess the influence of amino acid variations on protein structure demonstrating a conservation of the secondary structure. Western blot analysis and immunogold electron microscopy showed that all orf virus strains were antigenically identical. The results of our study confirmed the immunogenicity of the F1L protein; furthermore, our data suggest a possible involvement of the protein in the virus cycle. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Virology Springer Journals

Characterisation of immunodominant protein encoded by the F1L gene of orf virus strains isolated in Italy

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2002 by Springer-Verlag/Wien
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Legacy
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0304-8608
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1432-8798
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10.1007/s00705-002-0850-2
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Abstract

We analysed the molecular properties of the immunodominant protein of different orf virus strains isolated in Italy. The F1L encoding genes and the deduced amino acid sequences of all strains were determined and compared, and they showed several mutations. Structural analysis was carried out in order to assess the influence of amino acid variations on protein structure demonstrating a conservation of the secondary structure. Western blot analysis and immunogold electron microscopy showed that all orf virus strains were antigenically identical. The results of our study confirmed the immunogenicity of the F1L protein; furthermore, our data suggest a possible involvement of the protein in the virus cycle.

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Published: Sep 1, 2002

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