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Table 3 Comparison of primary structure of conservative and variable regions between variant sequences and other Plasmodium parasites* 1

From: New type of SSUrDNA sequence was detected from both Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri samples

Block no Nucleotide position Similarity (%)
PvC pGZ1 PvC pGZ1 vPvC pGZ1 PvC pGZ1-1*3 pGZ1-2*4
B5 R1 54-656 1-44*2 High High 95 100 100
B6 R2 657-804 45-207 Low Low 26 39-40 36
B7 R3 805-927 208-333 Moderate Moderate 74 78-81 76
B8 R4 928-1,112 334-517 High High 92 93 93
B9 R5 1,113-1,194 575-603 Low Low-Moderate 49 62-65 52
B10 R6 1,195-1,468 605-876 High High 97 97 97
B11 R7 1,467-1,687 878-1,033 Low Low 34 53-54 40
B12 R8 1,688-1,793 1,034-1,090 High High 94 93-95 95
  1. *1Data of the other Plasmodium parasites and classification standard were quoted from Qari [32].
  2. *2One nucleotide base (A) on sequence of P. vivax C type (PVC) (Nucleotide position 656) deleted on PG1.
  3. *3Similarity between PG1 and corresponding sequences of P. ovale wallikeri and P. ovale curtisi.
  4. *4Similarity between PG1 and corresponding sequences of P. vivax C type.