Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University

Molecular mechanism of cross-species transmission of primate lentiviruses ―Principle of lentiviral cross-species transmission leading to the emergence of the AIDS virus―

A research group led by Prof. Koyanagi and Associate Professor Kei Sato from The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo (IMSUT) elucidated the molecular mechanism by which great ape lentiviruses achieve cross-species transmission. Their findings were published in PLOS Pathogens.

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