The DNA sequence of the human cytomegalovirus genome.

@article{Bankier1991TheDS,
  title={The DNA sequence of the human cytomegalovirus genome.},
  author={A. T. Bankier and Sebastian Beck and R Bohni and Charlie M. Brown and Ronald Cerny and Mark S. Chee and Clyde A. Hutchison and Tony Kouzarides and John A Martignetti and E C Preddie},
  journal={DNA sequence : the journal of DNA sequencing and mapping},
  year={1991},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={1-12}
}
In the first part of this article we review what has been learnt from the analysis of the sequence of HCMV. A summary of this information is presented in the form of an updated map of the viral genome. HCMV is representative of a major lineage of herpesviruses distinct from previously sequenced members of this viral family and demonstrates striking differences in genetic content and organization. The virus encodes approximately 200 genes, including nine gene families, a large number of… CONTINUE READING

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