Gene Symbol: N606_gp3
Leendertz F, Scuda N, Cameron K, Kidega T, Zuberb hler K, Leendertz S, et al
. African great apes are naturally infected with polyomaviruses closely related to Merkel cell polyomavirus. J Virol. 2011;85:916-24 pubmed publisher
..This, together with the fact that humans in West and Central Africa frequently hunt and butcher primates, may point toward further MCPyV-like strains spreading to, or already existing in, our species...