Locus information - PorA_VR2

Description

Full name
PorA variable region 2
Data type
peptide
Variable length
No limits set

This is the second variable loop region of PorA, the class 1 porin. Sequence variation at this locus, together with that at the PorA VR1 locus, defines meningococcal subtype.

References

  • Russell JE, Jolley KA, Feavers IM, Maiden MC, Suker J (2004). PorA variable regions of Neisseria meningitidis. Emerg Infect Dis 10:674-8

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Curator

This locus is curated by:

Alleles

Variants
989

Schemes

This locus is a member of the following schemes: