A new human immunodeficiency virus derived from gorillas

@article{Plantier2009ANH,
  title={A new human immunodeficiency virus derived from gorillas},
  author={Jean-Christophe Plantier and Marie Leoz and Jonathan E. Dickerson and Fabienne de Oliveira and François Cordonnier and Véronique Lemée and Florence Damond and David L. Robertson and François Simon},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={871-872}
}
We have identified a new human immunodeficiency virus in a Cameroonian woman. It is closely related to gorilla simian immunodeficiency virus (SIVgor) and shows no evidence of recombination with other HIV-1 lineages. This new virus seems to be the prototype of a new HIV-1 lineage that is distinct from HIV-1 groups M, N and O. We propose to designate it HIV-1 group P. 

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