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Table 1 Percent Nucleotide Identity and Amino Acid Similarity of HTLV4(1863LE) with other PTLV Prototypes1.

From: Ancient, independent evolution and distinct molecular features of the novel human T-lymphotropic virus type 4

  HTLV-1 (ATK) HTLV-2 (MoT) HTLV-2 (Efe) STLV-2 (PanP) STLV-2 (PP1664) HTLV-3 (2026ND) STLV-3 (TGE2117)
Genome 62.0 70.7 70.8 70.4 70.8 63.2 63.5
LTR 45.2 63.2 62.5 62.5 64.7 42.9 45.7
gag 70.4 (82.0) 73.2 (85.9) 74.6 (85.9) 74.7 (85.0) 74.8 (86.3) 68.3 (83.6) 68.6 (82.7)
p19M2 (68.5) (77.5) (79.1) (79.1) (79.1) (78.2) (71.9)
p24C2 (90.2) (91.6) (91.6) (91.5) (92.6) (89.3) (90.2)
p15NC2 (81.5) (84.0) (81.5) (81.5) (84.0) (76.5) (74.1)
pro 59.0 (61.9) 66.7 (70.8) 66.5 (59.3) 70.0 (59.6) 67.0 (60.0) 64.1 (65.5.) 64.7 (60.0)
pol 63.9 (68.0) 71.4 (78.7) 71.5 (78.6) 71.1 (73.3) 71.2 (78.7) 64.9 (71.4) 65.5 (71.2)
env 65.8 (75.9) 73.1 (85.3) 72.8 (86.0) 72.0 (84.9) 72.0 (85.5) 68.5 (79.4) 67.2 (78.9)
SU3 (70.4) (80.1) (81.4) (80.4) (81.4) (72.9) (71.7)
TM3 (84.7) (94.4) (93.8) (92.7) (92.7) (90.5) (91.0)
rex 76.0 (63.9) 79.5 (74.1) 81.1 (75.3) 78.7 (65.2) 80.7 (68.8) 72.7 (59.4) 72.5 (57.7)
tax 75.9 (82.6) 80.0 (90.9) 80.1 (89.5) 76.7 (85.5) 77.2 (90.0) 74.2 (82.6) 74.1 (82.6)
  1. 1 amino acid similarity in parentheses; strain names given in parentheses
  2. 2 M, matrix protein; C, capsid; NC, nucleocapsid
  3. 3 SU, surface protein; TM, transmembrane