Table 3

Nucleotide identities between the global BTV sequences present in GenBank or between European BTV strains

SegmentGenBankaBTV-1 (FRA2007/18)bBTV-8 (NET2006/04)c
Max.Min.BTV-2BTV-4BTV-9BTV-2BTV-4BTV-9
Seg-1 (VP1)10074.5298.6398.7680.1594.5794.6279.82
Seg-2 (VP2)10035.0959.4648.3648.3656.6847.9948.32
Seg-3 (VP3)10074.6895.0995.0981.8595.2095.2081.10
Seg-4 (VP4)10072.7096.1195.9180.2695.8695.7680.21
Seg-5 (NS1)10071.1797.6996.6782.7592.3992.5181.69
Seg-6 (VP5)10054.4778.4168.7469.4172.5769.4769.96
Seg-7 (VP7)10066.4480.8894.3880.1080.2894.6480.71
Seg-8 (NS2)10069.0792.9895.8280.1893.3396.2780.09
Seg-9 (VP6/NS4)10064.0296.9597.6277.3097.1596.6776.85
Seg-10 (NS3/3A)10076.2899.0398.5484.7983.8283.7083.82
  • a Maximum (Max.) and minimum (Min.) nucleotide identities observed among all of the BTV sequences deposited in GenBank.

  • b Nucleotide identities between BTV-1 (accession numbers JX861487 to JX861496) and the BTV-2, BTV-4, and BTV-9 field strains circulating in Europe (69).

  • c Nucleotide identities between BTV-8 (accession numbers FJ183374 to FJ183383) and the BTV-2, BTV-4, and BTV-9 field strains circulating in Europe (69).