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Table 2 Homology (%) of amino acids and nucleotides among MiIFN-α subtypes

From: Cloning, expression and antiviral activity of mink alpha-interferons

  IFN-α1 IFN-α2 IFN-α3 IFN-α4 IFN-α5 IFN-α6 IFN-α7 IFN-α8 IFN-α9 IFN-α10 IFN-α11 IFN-α12 IFN-α13
IFN-α1 - 99.3 97.0 95.0 96.3 94.5 94.7 94.7 93.8 94.7 94.3 96.1 95.4
IFN-α2 98.4 - 96.6 95.7 97.0 95.2 94.7 94.9 94.0 94.3 94.0 95.7 95.0
IFN-α3 94.7 94.1 - 96.3 96.8 94.7 96.3 96.6 95.7 96.3 95.2 98.0 95.6
IFN-α4 90.4 92.0 93.0 - 98.8 98.4 96.5 96.3 95.4 96.6 95.0 95.7 96.1
IFN-α5 93.0 94.7 93.6 97.3 - 97.2 97.0 96.1 95.2 97.0 95.6 95.6 96.1
IFN-α6 89.3 90.9 91.4 98.4 95.7 - 95.2 95.0 94.3 95.0 96.3 94.7 95.6
IFN-α7 91.4 90.9 93.0 93.6 94.1 92.5 - 96.8 96.3 97.9 97.2 95.2 96.3
IFN-α8 90.9 90.9 94.1 92.5 92.0 91.4 94.1 - 99.1 95.9 94.3 97.3 95.6
IFN-α9 89.3 89.3 92.5 90.9 90.4 89.8 93.6 98.4 - 95.0 93.6 96.5 94.7
IFN-α10 91.4 90.9 94.1 94.7 95.2 93.0 96.8 92.0 90.4 - 97.2 96.3 96.3
IFN-α11 89.8 89.3 92.0 92.5 93.0 94.1 95.2 90.4 88.8 96.8 - 94.9 95.7
IFN-α12 93.0 92.5 97.3 92.5 92.0 91.4 92.0 95.2 93.6 93.6 92.0 - 95.6
IFN-α13 91.4 90.9 91.4 92.0 92.5 91.4 93.6 90.4 88.8 93.6 93.0 90.4 -
  1. “–” same sequence. The upper line shows identities at the nucleotide level; The lower line shows identities at the amino acid level. The sequences for alignment were from the following GenBank accession numbers: IFN-α1(MiIFN-α1, EU863613), IFN-α2 (MiIFN-α2, EU863614), IFN-α3 (MiIFN-α3, EU863615), IFN-α4 (MiIFN-α4, EU863616), IFN-α5 (MiIFN-α5, EU863617), IFN-α6 (MiIFN-α6, EU863618), IFN-α7(MiIFN-α7, EU863619), IFN-α8 (MiIFN-α8, EU863620), IFN-α9 (MiIFN-α9, EU863621), IFN-α10 (MiIFN-α10, EU863622), IFN-α11 (MiIFN-α11, EU863623), IFN-α12 (MiIFN-α12, EU863624), IFN-α13 (MiIFN-α13, EU091340).