Molecular evolution of the gamma-Herpesvirinae.

  • Duncan J Mcgeoch
  • Published 2001 in
    Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society…


Genomic sequences available for members of the gamma-Herpesvirinae allow analysis of many aspects of the group's evolution. This paper examines four topics: (i) the phylogeny of the group; (ii) the histories of gamma-herpesvirus-specific genes; (iii) genomic variation of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8); and (iv) the relationship between Epstein-Barr virus types… (More)


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