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Fig. 2 | Retrovirology

Fig. 2

From: Orthologous endogenous retroviruses exhibit directional selection since the chimp-human split

Fig. 2

Relative divergence of PV (ERVs) and RM+ (selfish DNA) aggregated by age and ERV family. ERV family was assigned using the best matching viral pol probe (see Detecting ERVs in Methods). Age categories were assigned to chimp-human orthologues by identifying the most distant primate relative in which the orthologous sequence could also be found. Category CH contains ERVs detected in chimpanzee and human only (187 ERVs); category CH+ contains ERVs detected in a primate beyond human and chimpanzee (149 ERVs)

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