Sequence analysis of the influenza virus strain A/shearwater/Australia/1/72 (H6N5)

A. C. Ward, V. R. Harley

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Analysis of the NS and M genes of the archetype H6N5 influenza virus strain A/shearwater/Australia/1/72 shows it to be a typical example of the avian host reservoir, containing Old World/Eurasian internal proteins with divergent surface proteins, which is a potential source of new pandemic strains.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)509-512
Number of pages4
JournalMicrobiology and Immunology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Genes
  • Influenza
  • Sequence

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