Viral Genomic Insertions in the Host Cell’s Genome

  • Joseph G. SinkovicsEmail author


Retroviruses R Us”: the retroviral inheritance of the human race. “Retroviruses R Us” was the title of the author’s presentation given at the Kaposi Foundation’s Award Conference in Budapest, Hungary [2310, vide infra]. Ancient deposits of retroviral genomic repetitive elements (LTRs) occupy some 40 % of the human genome.


Vide Infra Vide Supra Gene Product Protein Recombination Signal Sequence Telomere Repeat Binding Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.M.D. Anderson Hospital Comprehensive Cancer CenterThe University of TexasHoustonUSA
  2. 2.H.L. Moffitt Comprehensive Cancer CenterThe University of South FloridaTampaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Molecular MedicineThe University of South Florida Morsani College of MedicineTampaUSA
  4. 4.The Cancer InstituteSt. Joseph’s HospitalTampaUSA

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