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From: Mitochondrial genes support a common origin of rodent malaria parasites and Plasmodium falciparum's relatives infecting great apes

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Phylogeny of mitochondrial genes of 33 Haemosporidian species. Bayesian phylogenetic reconstruction under the GTR nt + Γ4 model, using PhyloBayes 3.0 [43]. P. falciparum and two of its relatives infecting great ape hosts, P. reichenowi and P. gaboni, form a monophyletic clade with three rodent parasites, P. yoelii, P. berghei and P. chabaudi (posterior probability PP = 0.99). Posterior probabilities equal to 1 were removed. Abbreviations "P.": Plasmodium species, "He.": Hepatocystis species, "Ha.": Haemoproteus species, "Pa.": Parahaemoproteus species, "L.": Leucocytozoon species.

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