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Figure 2 | Retrovirology

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From: Genome-wide amplification of proviral sequences reveals new polymorphic HERV-K(HML-2) proviruses in humans and chimpanzees that are absent from genome assemblies

Figure 2

Cladogram of the great apes overlaid with insertions and structural variations of GAPS acquired loci. Estimated times of insertion of each HERV-K(HML-2) GAPS loci () is illustrated within the phylogeny of human, chimpanzee and gorilla. HERV-K(HML-2) loci contained within dashed boxes are dimorphic for the structural variants shown.  = Pre-insertion site.  = Provirus.  = Solo LTR.  = LTR present but locus structure is unknown. The allelic variants of the 1p31.1a locus observed within each species are indicated (). New polymorphic loci discovered using GAPS are highlighted with asterisks (*).

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