Table 2

Nucleotide identities between the BTV-1 and BTV-8 isolates used in this study

Segment% Identity with FRA2008/24a
BTV-1 (FRA2007/18b)BTV-1 (referencec)BTV-8 (NET2006/04d)BTV-8 (NET2006/04c)
Seg-1 (VP1)94.4295.4499.8299.85
Seg-2 (VP2)99.995.2455.4955.49
Seg-3 (VP3)95.2795.6399.7899.75
Seg-4 (VP4)98.0396.4799.9599.95
Seg-5 (NS1)10093.8092.4594.32
Seg-6 (VP5)73.6173.0099.8899.76
Seg-7 (VP7)96.7196.9799.8399.74
Seg-8 (NS2)99.8296.0995.6495.56
Seg-9 (VP6/NS4)97.0494.8599.3399.43
Seg-10 (NS3/3A)10097.0884.0684.06
  • a Published sequences (this study) for GenBank accession numbers JX861497 to JX861506.

  • b Published sequences for GenBank accession numbers JX861487 to JX861496.

  • c Sequences of the genomic segments inserted in the plasmids used to rescue BTV-1 and BTV-8 (GenBank accession numbers JX680447 to JX680466).

  • d Published sequences for GenBank accession numbers FJ183374 to FJ183383.