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Volume 22, Number 1—January 2016
Dispatch

Variations in Spike Glycoprotein Gene of MERS-CoV, South Korea, 2015

Dae-Won Kim1, You-Jin Kim1, Sung Han Park, Mi-Ran Yun, Jeong-Sun Yang, Hae Ji Kang, Young Woo Han, Han Saem Lee, Heui Man Kim, Hak Kim, A-Reum Kim, Deok Rim Heo, Su Jin Kim, Jun Ho Jeon, Deokbum Park, Joo Ae Kim, Hyang-Min Cheong, Jeong-Gu Nam, Kisoon Kim, and Sung Soon KimComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cheongju-si, South Korea

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Molecular phylogenetic tree and coding region variants for spike glycoprotein genes of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) isolates from South Korea, May 2015, and reference MERS-CoV sequences. Phylogenetic analysis of 139 spike glycoprotein gene sequences was performed by using RAxML software (10). Tree was visualized with FigTree v.1.4 (http://tree.bio.ed.ac.uk/software/figtree). Taxonomic positions of circulating strains from the outbreak in South Korea and Riyadh are indi

Figure 2. Molecular phylogenetic tree and coding region variants for spike glycoprotein genes of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) isolates from South Korea, May 2015, and reference MERS-CoV sequences. Phylogenetic analysis of 139 spike glycoprotein gene sequences was performed by using RAxML software (10). Tree was visualized with FigTree v.1.4 (http://tree.bio.ed.ac.uk/software/figtree). Taxonomic positions of circulating strains from the outbreak in South Korea and Riyadh are indicated. Compressed major clades of MERS-CoV are indicated in bold. Bootstrap values (>70%) on nodes are shown as percentages on the basis of 1,000 replicates. Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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