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Table I.

Percentage difference in amino acid sequence among different strains of immunodeficiency viruses

Protein
Consensus Clade Ba
 versus Clade B isolatesb
SIVmac239a
 versus SIVsmE660b
Consensus Clade Ba
 versus Clade C isolatesb
 % % % 
Tat 12.5 26.0 30.5 
Rev 12.1 25.0 35.3 
Nef 17.7 21.3 35.2 
Vif 6.8 17 18.1 
Env 27.4 15.1 53.1 
Vpr 9.8 12.0 17.3 
Pol 3.2 8.3 10.0 
Gag 4.4 8.0 16.4 
Protein
Consensus Clade Ba
 versus Clade B isolatesb
SIVmac239a
 versus SIVsmE660b
Consensus Clade Ba
 versus Clade C isolatesb
 % % % 
Tat 12.5 26.0 30.5 
Rev 12.1 25.0 35.3 
Nef 17.7 21.3 35.2 
Vif 6.8 17 18.1 
Env 27.4 15.1 53.1 
Vpr 9.8 12.0 17.3 
Pol 3.2 8.3 10.0 
Gag 4.4 8.0 16.4 

The mean percentage difference per protein of five clade B and five clade C isolates in comparison to the consensus clade B amino acid sequence. The clade B and C isolates were obtained from the Los Alamos National Laboratory HIV sequence database.

a

Vaccine strain.

b

Challenge strain.

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