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Re: Bird phylogenies and genomic fossils clarify the evolution of hepatitis B viruses



On Wed, May 01, 2013 at 01:42:23AM +0200, David Černý wrote:
> A new paper in Nature Communications that may be of interest:
> 
> Suh A, Brosius J, Schmitz J, Kriegs JO 2013 The genome of a Mesozoic
> paleovirus reveals the evolution of hepatitis B viruses. Nature Comms
> 4(4): 1791


I don't see how they can look at part of a gnome and concreately decide
that a section is a viral implant, let alone how long ago it evolved.