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Endogenous viruses are occasionally co-opted by their hosts to combat other viruses. The discovery of the widespread recruitment of endogenous viruses as regulatory elements for immune genes points to a systematic evolutionary process in their co-option for host immunity.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.072

Type

Journal article

Journal

Curr Biol

Publication Date

23/05/2016

Volume

26

Pages

R427 - R429