The presence of ancient human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I provirus DNA in an Andean mummy

@article{Li1999ThePO,
  title={The presence of ancient human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I provirus DNA in an Andean mummy},
  author={Hong-Chuan Li and Toshinobu Fujiyoshi and Hong Lou and Shinji Yashiki and Shunro Sonoda and Luis Cartier and Lautaro Nunez and Iv{\'a}n Mu{\~n}oz and Satoshi Horai and Kazuo Tajima},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={5},
  pages={1428-1432}
}
The worldwide geographic and ethnic clustering of patients with diseases related to human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) may be explained by the natural history of HTLV-I infection. The genetic characteristics of indigenous people in the Andes are similar to those of the Japanese, and HTLV-I is generally detected in both groups. To clarify the common origin of HTLV-I in Asia and the Andes, we analyzed HTLV-I provirus DNA from Andean mummies about 1,500 years old. Two of 104 mummy… Expand
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