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Study: Viruses share genes with organisms across the tree of life

Study: Viruses share genes with organisms across the tree of life

A new study finds that viruses share some genes exclusively with organisms that are not their hosts. The study, reported in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, adds to the evidence that viruses are agents of diversity, researchers say.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017