Ancient hepatitis B viruses from the Bronze Age to the Medieval period

Ancient hepatitis B viruses from the Bronze Age to the Medieval period

Ancient hepatitis B viruses from the Bronze Age to the Medieval period, Published online: 09 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0097-z

Phylogenies reconstructed using 12 hepatitis B virus genomes, which were recovered from ancient human genome data, reveal a complex history of hepatitis B evolution that is not evident when using only modern samples.
Source: Nature