Depression, Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder Linked With Ancient Viral DNA In Our Genome – New Research

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Posted 2024-05-31, IFL Science 

Around 8% of human DNA is made up of genetic sequences acquired from ancient viruses. These sequences, known as human endogenous retroviruses (or Hervs), date back hundreds of thousands to millions of years – with some even predating the emergence of Homo sapiens. Our latest research suggests that some ancient viral DNA… read full story

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