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Human Genome Contaminated With Mycoplasma DNA

The discovery of alien DNA in the published human genome raises important questions about preventing ‘virtual infections’
Jo Anne Lillis
Jo Anne Lillis • 3 years ago

The discovery of alien DNA in the published human genome raises important questions about preventing 'virtual infections'

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