TRIMming SIV Transmission between Species


Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, did not originate in humans. Instead, the most common variant, HIV1, is thought to have originated as a simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) in apes and to have jumped the species barrier from apes to humans sometime in the first half of the 20th century. Similarly, HIV2—a related but less… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000463


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@inproceedings{Sedwick2010TRIMmingST, title={TRIMming SIV Transmission between Species}, author={Caitlin Sedwick}, booktitle={PLoS biology}, year={2010} }