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  • noun Plural form of bornavirus.


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  • Feschotte thinks modern bornaviruses may worm their way into human DNA in the neurons, creating mutations in genes that could lead to schizophrenia.

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  • Modern bornaviruses are known to infect nerve cells, but the new study shows that the viruses are capable of infecting and inserting genes into many other types of cells.

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  • Masayuki Horie and Tomoyuki Honda from Osaka University have found that another viral dynasty, the bornaviruses, have repeatedly inveigled their way into the genomes of mammals.

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  • In this way, bornaviruses have provided raw material for the evolution of mammals.

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  • Meet your viral ancestors - how bornaviruses have been infiltrating our genomes for 40 million years Fossil tracks push back the invasion of land by 18 million years Study reveals sexual tactics of male flies by shaving their genitals with a laser

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