Pseudogene Likely Regained Function in Human-Great Ape Lineage | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An immune system gene that was converted to a pseudogene during primate evolution about 40 million years ago appears to have been revived millions of years later in the lineage that led to humans and African great apes, according to a new study appearing online last night in PLoS Genetics.

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