Table 1. Mutations present in clonally purified m157 immune escape variants of MCMV
Clone designation Type of mutation Genomic position* Effect on m157
C1 104-bp deletion 216,397-216,500 Frame shift and premature stop
C2 8-bp deletion 216,762-216,769 Frame shift and premature stop
C4 8-bp insertion 216,495 Frame shift and premature stop
C5 104-bp deletion 216,397-216,500 Frame shift and premature stop
C6 9-bp deletion 216,033-216,041 Deletion of residues 282-TKR-284
  • * Nucleotide positions are given relative to those in the prototypic Smith MCMV strain sequence (28).