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Table 1 Description of the different TBEV strains used in the study

From: The envelope protein of tick-borne encephalitis virus influences neuron entry, pathogenicity, and vaccine protection

Virus strain TBEV subtype Source of isolation Year of isolation Country of isolation Passage history Reference
Torö-2003 (from now on denoted Torö) European I. ricinus 2003 Sweden Infectious clone [29], 2 passages in VeroB4 cells [27, 29] GenBank Accession no. DQ401140.3
HM467/09 European I. ricinus 2009 Germany 3 passages in VeroB4 cells JF501446.1 [34]
Neudörfl European I. ricinus 1970 Austria Multiple lab passages in mouse brain and call culture [35]
Hypr71 (from now on denoted Hypr) European Human blood 1953 Czechoslovakia Multiple lab passages in mouse brain and cell culture [36]
AS33 European I. ricinus 2005 Germany 7 passages in VeroB4 cells [37] GenBank Accession no GQ266392.1
93/783 European Serum of a 56-year-old male 1993 Sweden Isolation in suckling mouse brain, 4 passages in VeroB4 cells [26] GenBank Accession no MT581212.1
M14/10 Siberian I. persulcatus 2010 Mongolia 7 passages in VeroB4 cells [38]
Aina Siberian Human blood 1963 Russia Multiple lab passages in mouse brain and cell culture [39]
Sofjin Far Eastern Human brain   Russia Multiple lab passages in mouse brain and cell culture [40]