Phylogenetic analysis of polyomaviruses based on their complete genomes
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AbstractPerez-Losada et al. [1]) analyzed 72 complete genomes corresponding to nine mammalian (67 strains) and 2 avian (5 strains) Polyomavirus species using maximum likelihood and Bayesian methods of phylogenetic inference. Because some data of 2 genomes in their work are now not available in GenBank, in this work, we analyze the phylogenetic relationship of the remaining 70 complete genomes corresponding to nine mammalian (65 strains) and two avian (5 strains) Polyomavirus species using a dynamical language model approach developed by our group (Yu et al., [26]). This distance method does not require sequence alignment for deriving species phytogeny based on overall similarities of the complete genomes. Our best tree separates the bird polyomaviruses (avian polyomaviruses and goose hemorrhagic polymaviruses) from the mammalian polyomaviruses, which supports the idea of splitting the genus into two subgenera. Such a split is consistent with the different viral life strategies of each group. In the mammalian Polyomavirus subgenera, mouse polyomaviruses (MPV), simian viruses 40 (SV40), BK viruses (BKV) and JC viruses (JCV) are grouped as different branches as expected. The topology of our best tree is quite similar to that of the tree constructed by Perez-Losada et al. © 2008 IEEE.
All Author(s) ListYu Z.G., Zhou L.Q., Chu K.H., Li C.P., Anh V.V.
Name of Conference4th International Conference on Natural Computation, ICNC 2008
Start Date of Conference18/10/2008
End Date of Conference20/10/2008
Place of ConferenceJinan
Country/Region of ConferenceChina
Detailed descriptionorganized by IEEE Computer Society,
Year2008
Month12
Day22
Volume Number5
Pages80 - 84
ISBN9780769533049
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsComplete genomes, Correlation distance, Dynamical language model, Phylogeny of polyomaviruses

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