TABLE 2.

Homology between the gene segments of Gs/HK/485-3/00 (H5N1) and those of earlier isolates

Gene productRegion of comparison (nucleotides)% Homology with influenza virus:
Gs/GD/1/96bGs/HK/437-10/99HK/156/97
PB232–227497.699.286.3
PB1779–230498.399.793.1
PA23–144198.599.689.3
HA70–173398.498.998.1
NP22–153398.699.193.3
NA25–143397.999.286.3 (89.9)a
M66–97498.798.991.9
NS41–82398.799.470.1
  • a The homology shown in parentheses is that found when the deletions are not included in the comparison.

  • b Gs/GD/1/96, goose/Guangdong/1/96.