Structure and sequence of the saimiriine herpesvirus 1 genome.

  title={Structure and sequence of the saimiriine herpesvirus 1 genome.},
  author={Shaun D. Tyler and Alberto Severini and Darla H. Black and Matthew W. Walker and Rebekka Eberle},
  volume={410 1},
We report here the complete genome sequence of the squirrel monkey α-herpesvirus saimiriine herpesvirus 1 (HVS1). Unlike the simplexviruses of other primate species, only the unique short region of the HVS1 genome is bounded by inverted repeats. While all Old World simian simplexviruses characterized to date lack the herpes simplex virus RL1 (γ34.5) gene, HVS1 has an RL1 gene. HVS1 lacks several genes that are present in other primate simplexviruses (US8.5, US10-12, UL43/43.5 and UL49A… CONTINUE READING

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