DNA Analysis of 16th-Century Mummy

DNA Analysis of 16th-Century Mummy

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Using advanced DNA sequencing on a 16th-century mummy, a team of scientists has revealed the complex history and evolutionary processes of Hepatitis B (HBV). This genomic data is the oldest evidence of the virus and suggests that humans have lived with – and perhaps evolved alongside – HBV for centuries.

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DNA Analysis of 16th-Century Mummy

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