Experts and Doctors on px genes in Belgium
Topic: px genes
Goubau P, van Brussel M, Vandamme A, Liu H, Desmyter J. A primate T-lymphotropic virus, PTLV-L, different from human T-lymphotropic viruses types I and II, in a wild-caught baboon (Papio hamadryas). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994;91:2848-52 pubmed
..Whether PTLV-L resembles PTLV-I and PTLV-II in the extension of its host range to other primates, including humans, remains to be seen...
Vandamme A, Salemi M, van Brussel M, Liu H, Van Laethem K, Van Ranst M, et al
. African origin of human T-lymphotropic virus type 2 (HTLV-2) supported by a potential new HTLV-2d subtype in Congolese Bambuti Efe Pygmies. J Virol. 1998;72:4327-40 pubmed
..When the STLV-2 bonobo viruses PP1664 and PanP were used as an outgroup, it was clear that the Pygmy HTLV-2 Efe2 strain had the longest independent evolution and that HTLV-2 evolution is consistent with an African origin...