[The comparative mapping of virion and cloned DNA of the hepatitis B virus].


The entire hepatitis B virus (HBV) genome and its fragments have been cloned into the BamHI site of the plasmid pBR322 vector. The identity of physical maps of cloned and authentic virion DNAs was demonstrated by restriction enzyme analysis. The location of restriction sites is suggestive of a certain similarity between the studied HBV DNA and HBV DNA… (More)