A novel endogenous betaretrovirus group characterized from polar bears (Ursus maritimus) and giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)

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Mayer, Jens ; Tsangaras, Kyriakos ; Heeger, Felix ; Ávila-Arcos, María ; Stenglein, Mark D. ; Chen, Wei ; Sun, Wei ; Mazzoni, Camila J. ; Osterrieder, Nikolaus ; Greenwood, Alex D. (2013)

Transcriptome analysis of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) yielded sequences with highest similarity to the human endogenous retrovirus group HERV-K(HML-2). Further analysis of the polar bear draft genome identified an endogenous betaretrovirus group comprising 26 proviral... View more
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