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Fig. 1 | Parasites & Vectors

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From: Bartonella DNA in heart tissues of bats in central and eastern Europe and a review of phylogenetic relations of bat-associated bartonellae

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Phylogenetic tree of bat associated bartonellae. The evolutionary history was inferred by using the Maximum Likelihood method based on the Tamura-Nei model [34]. The bootstrap consensus tree inferred from 1000 replicates [56] is taken to represent the evolutionary history of the taxa analyzed [56]. Branches corresponding to partitions reproduced in less than 50% bootstrap replicates are collapsed. Initial tree(s) for the heuristic search were obtained automatically by applying Neighbor-Join and BioNJ algorithms to a matrix of pairwise distances estimated using the Maximum Composite Likelihood (MCL) approach, and then selecting the topology with superior log-likelihood value. The analysis involved 210 nucleotide sequences. There were a total of 232 positions in the final dataset. Evolutionary analyses were conducted in MEGA7 [57]

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