Published in AIDS Weekly, March 1st, 2004
"The most plausible origin of HIV-1 group M is an SIV lineage currently represented by SIVcpz isolated from the chimpanzee subspecies Pan troglodytes troglodytes," scientists in Belgium explained. However, the "origin of HIV-1 group O is less clear."
In a study conducted by D. Paraskevis and colleagues at the Catholic University of Leuven, "[p]utative recombination between any of the HIVA-1 and SIVcpz sequences was tested using bootscanning and Bayesian-scanning plots, as well as a new method using a Bayesian multiple...
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