Table 2

Alignment of amino acid residues 14 to 18 of the prM proteins of flaviviruses with binding motif VS/GKTE
Virusa Amino acid sequence
Binding motif VS/GKTE
DENV1 IVSKQERGKSLL
DENV2 IVSRQEKGKSLL
DENV3 IVGKNERGKSLL
DENV4 IVAKHERGRPLL
WNV TVNATDVTDVIT
JEV TINNTDIADVIV
YFV NVTSEDLGKTFS
TBEV AEGKDAATQVRV

Notes: aThe protein sequences of DENV1, DENV2, DENV3, DENV4, WNV, JEV, YFV and TBEV were retrieved from GenBank with accession numbers EU848545, AF038403, M93130, AY947539, DQ211652, AF315119, X03700 and AY182009 respectively. The amino acids identical between the binding motif and prM protein are shown in bold.

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