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Perhaps, in PDV/3541UK, GUG can be used as the initiation codon or initiation may take place at the next available Met.
The full-length cDNA contained an ORF of 1,335 bp with a 5'untranslated region of 147 nucleotides followed by an ATG initiation codon.
This occurs because of a complementarity between a sequence at the 3' end of 16S rRNA and the Shine-Dalgarno (SD) sequence just 5' to the initiation codon (Shine and Dalgarno, 1974; Gualerzi and Pon, 1990).