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The simian origins of the pathogenic human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I.




 

Trends Microbiol. 1998 Dec;6(12):477-83. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

At least four, and possibly six, molecular subtypes of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) exist: one is confined to Melanesia/Australia, one is ubiquitous, and the others are found only in Africa. Molecular epidemiology suggests that all subtypes arose from separate interspecies transmissions from simians to humans.

JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW REVIEW, TUTORIAL Animal Evolution Human *HTLV-I/CLASSIFICATION Pan paniscus Papio Phylogeny Support, Non-U.S. Gov't *STLV/CLASSIFICATION



 




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