Avian Metapneumovirus Subgroup C Infection in Chickens, China
Li Wei, Shanshan Zhu, Xv Yan, Jing Wang, Chunyan Zhang, Shuhang Liu , Ruiping She, Fengjiao Hu, Rong Quan, and Jue Liu
Author affiliations: Beijing Municipal Key Laboratory for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases in Livestock and Poultry, Beijing, China (L. Wei, S. Zhu, X. Yan, J. Wang, C. Zhang, S. Liu, R. Quan, J. Liu); Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Beijing (L. Wei, S. Zhu, X. Yan, J. Wang, C. Zhang, S. Liu, R. Quan, J. Liu); China Agricultural University, Beijing (R. She, F. Hu)
Figure 1. . . Genetic relatedness between the matrix (M) protein gene of members of avian metapneumoviruses (aMPV) and human metapneumovirus (hMPV). Phylogenetic tree was constructed on the basis of the neighbor-joining clustering method by using MEGA 5.10 software (www.megasoftware.net). Bootstrap values (based on 500 replicates) are indicated at each branching point. Reference strains obtained from GenBank are indicated. The M sequence of the isolate JC used in the phylogenetic analysis has been deposited in GenBank under accession no. JX422020. Scale bar indicates estimated phylogenetic divergence.
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