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Important function of genetic sequence our ancestors assimilated from a virus

22:10 EDT 4 May 2017 | News Analytic

DNA from viruses that once infected our ancestors millions of years ago have remained in our genome to this day. In a study published today in eLife, EMBL scientists found that activation of one class of these ancient viral sequences is critical for early mouse embryo development, and identified ...

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