Nalaka Kanakaratne, Wahala M.P.B. Wahala, William B. Messer, Hasitha A. Tissera, Aruna Shahani, Nihal Abeysinghe, Aravinda M. de Silva, and Maya Gunasekera1
Author affiliations: Genetech Research Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka (N. Kanakaratne, M. Gunasekera); University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (W.M.P.B. Wahala, W.B. Messer, A.M de Silva); Ministry of Health, Colombo (H.A. Tissera, N. Abeysinghe); Apollo Hospital, Colombo (A. Shahani)
Figure 6. Phylogram of dengue serotype 3 (DENV-3) genotype III viruses from Sri Lanka (SL), 1981–2004, and other DENV-3 genotype III viruses. The tree is based on a 966-bp fragment for positions 179–1144 coding for a portion of the capsid protein, all of the premembrane protein, and a portion of the envelope protein. The tree was constructed as described in Figure 4 and rooted by using a DENV-3 genotype I virus (H87). Naming of the different groups within DENV-3 genotype III is based on the report by Messer et al. (7). Scale bar represents number of base substitutions per site
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