Table 3.

Intron splice junctions detected in cDNA for U18/U19/U20

HHV-6 variantIntronDonor siteaAcceptor sitea
HHV-6A1D1:GGCA(AG)/(GT)GTGT A1: CCAC(AG)/AGACGC
HHV-6B1D3: GCTG(AG)/(GT)AGGT A1:CCAC(AG)/AGATGC
HHV-6A2D2:CAAA(AG)/(GT)CCGT A2: TGAC(AG)/(G)TGTAT
Consensus sequence N(AG)/(GT)AAGT TTNC(AG)/G
  • a Point mutation in HHV-6B is shown in boldface type. Parentheses indicate nucleotides within the splice junctions which show 100% identity to the consensus sequence.