Table 1.

Homology of amino acid sequences between EMA-1 from strain USDA and EMA-1 from other strains of B. equi

StrainGenBank accession no.No. of amino acid residuesHomology with USDA
% Identity% Similarity
USDA AB043618 2721000
Brazil U97167 272934
Florida L13784 272934
Morocco U97168 272934
Russia AB015211 272943
212 AB015212 272807
CA AB015214 272934
D-8 AB015218 272934
D-16 AB015219 272935
D-31 AB015220 272934
E12 AF261824 272934
E15 AF255730 272990
H-25 AB015208 272888
LR AB015213 272934
Q-1 AB015210 272982
Q-6 AB015209 272838
VRY-2 AB015216 272934
VRY-4 AB015215 272925
VRY-5 AB015217 272934