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Volume 19, Number 6—June 2013

Dispatch

Novel SARS-like Betacoronaviruses in Bats, China, 2011

Li Yang1, Zhiqiang Wu1, Xianwen Ren1, Fan Yang1, Guimei He, Junpeng Zhang, Jie Dong, Lilian Sun, Yafang Zhu, Jiang Du, Shuyi Zhang, and Qi JinComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ministry of Health Key Laboratory of Systems Biology of Pathogens, Beijing, China (L. Yang, Z. Wu, X. Ren, F. Yang, J. Dong, L. Sun, Y. Zhu, J. Du, Q. Jin); Institute of Pathogen Biology, Beijing (L. Yang, Z. Wu, X. Ren, F. Yang, J. Dong, L. Sun, Y. Zhu, J. Du, Q. Jin); East China Normal University, Shanghai, China (G. He, J. Zhang, S. Zhang)

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Figure 1

Phylogenetic tree of novel betacoronaviruses based on the nucleotide sequence of the RdRp gene. The following coronaviruses (CoVs) and GenBank accession numbers were used: bat severe acute respiratory syndrome CoV Rm1 (bat SARS-CoV Rm1; DQ412043), bat SARS-CoV Rp3 (DQ071615), bat SARS-CoV Rf1 (DQ412042), bat SARS-CoV HKU3 (DQ022305),SARS-CoV isolate Tor2/FP1–10895 (SARS-CoV Tor2; JX163925), SARS-CoV BJ182–12 (SARS-CoV BJ182; EU371564), SARS-CoV (NC004718), civet SARS-CoV SZ3 (AY304486), civet SA

Figure 1. . Phylogenetic tree of novel betacoronaviruses based on the nucleotide sequence of the RdRp gene. The following coronaviruses (CoVs) and GenBank accession numbers were used: bat severe acute respiratory syndrome CoV Rm1 (bat SARS-CoV Rm1; DQ412043), bat SARS-CoV Rp3 (DQ071615), bat SARS-CoV Rf1 (DQ412042), bat SARS-CoV HKU3 (DQ022305),SARS-CoV isolate Tor2/FP1–10895 (SARS-CoV Tor2; JX163925), SARS-CoV BJ182–12 (SARS-CoV BJ182; EU371564), SARS-CoV (NC004718), civet SARS-CoV SZ3 (AY304486), civet SARS-CoV SZ16 (AY304488), bat CoV HKU9 (BtCoV-HKU9; EF065513), bat CoV HKU4 (BtCoV-HKU4; EF065505), bat CoV HKU5 (BtCoV-HKU5; EF065509), human betacoronvirus 2c EMC/2012 (HCoV-EMC; JX869059), human CoV OC43 (HCoV-OC43; NC005147), HCoV-HKU1 (NC006577), bat coronavirus HKU2 (BtCoV-HKU2; NC009988), bat coronavirus 1A (BtCoV-1A; NC010437), HCoV-229E (NC002645), HCoV-NL63 (NC005831), bat CoV HKU8 (BtCoV-HKU8; NC010438), scotophilus bat CoV 512 (BtCoV-512; NC009657), avian infectious bronchitis virus (IBV; NC001451), beluga whale CoV SW1 (BWCoV; NC010646). Scale bar indicates genetic distance estimated by using TN93+G+I model implemented in MEGA5 (www.megasoftware.net).

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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