Detection and Prevalence Patterns of Group I Coronaviruses in Bats, Northern Germany
Florian Gloza-Rausch*†, Anne Ipsen*, Antje Seebens*, Matthias Göttsche†, Marcus Panning‡, Jan Felix Drexler‡, Nadine Petersen‡, Augustina Annan‡, Klaus Grywna‡, Marcel Müller§, Susanne Pfefferle‡, and Christian Drosten‡§
Author affiliations: *Centre for Bat Protection and Information, Bad Segeberg, Germany; †University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany; ‡Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany; §University of Bonn Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany;
Appendix Figure. Nucleic acid distances in a 334-bp fragment of ORF1b retrievable from most coronaviruses. Pairwise nucleic acid distances in the 334-bp core fragment of ORF1 that has been completely entered in GenBank for most coronaviruses from a 440-bp amplification product. Distances between prototype bat coronaviruses or type strains of established mammalian coronavirus species of groups I and II are shown. Names of type strains or bat coronavirus prototype strains are shown in the left column. Distance values <0.1 are underlined.
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