ERVFRD-1

Summary

Gene Symbol: ERVFRD-1
Description: endogenous retrovirus group FRD member 1, envelope
Alias: syncytin-2, endogenous retrovirus group FRD member 1
Species: orang utan

Top Publications

  1. Blaise S, Ruggieri A, Dewannieux M, Cosset F, Heidmann T. Identification of an envelope protein from the FRD family of human endogenous retroviruses (HERV-FRD) conferring infectivity and functional conservation among simians. J Virol. 2004;78:1050-4 pubmed
    ..The functional characterization of the identified envelopes is strongly indicative of an ancestral retrovirus infection and endogenization, with some of the envelope functions subsequently retained in evolution...