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AMAZING DISCOVERY: The ancient virus is hidden in all of us and can be activated at any time

Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine at Tufts University analyzed the genomes of humans and made a startling discovery.

The team is currently investigating whether the code that they called Xq21 could become fully functional in future generations.

After analyzing the genomes of 2,500 people, the team discovered 19 new parts nonhuman DNA within the human genome, which means that our DNA has as many as 8% of viral DNA.

This DNA is most likely transmitted from generation to generation over the past 670,000 years, and it is possible that this viral DNA causing some of today’s diseases.

However, the most alarming is the fact that the experts found fragments of viral code that is completely intact and that at any moment it can be activated.

The author and virologist, John Coffin said: “There is a possibility that this ancient virus becomes contagious which would be very exciting because we can study the viral epidemic that occurred a long time ago.”

The team is currently investigating whether the code that they called Xq21 could become fully functional in future generations.

Co-author of Zachariah Williams said: “A number of studies have attempted to link these endogenous viral elements with cancer and other diseases, but the problem is that they still have not found any.”

Viral chains in human genomes are known as human endogenous retroviruses, or HERV-i and present a copy of the ancient viral DNA in the genomes of human ancestors.

Genetics researcher Jeffrey Kid said: “These are the remains of ancient events that are not present in all of humanity, but only in some people. “

(Healthyviral24.com)

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