More viruses within vertebrate genomes.

A short time ago, my colleague Derek Taylor of SUNY Buffalo published a paper reporting the presence of ebola virus remnants in mammalian genomes. Now another paper with a similar message has been published.

Both papers are open access.

Belyi et al. Unexpected Inheritance: Multiple Integrations of Ancient Bornavirus and Ebolavirus/Marburgvirus Sequences in Vertebrate Genomes. PLoS Pathogens.

Taylor et al. Filoviruses are ancient and integrated into mammalian genomes. BMC Evolutionary Biology

Unexpected Inheritance: Multiple Integrations of Ancient Bornavirus and Ebolavirus/Marburgvirus Sequences in Vertebrate Genomes


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