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The Viral Origins of the Placenta

Video   Dec 24, 2019 | Taken from the Royal Institution, YouTube

 

In the course of an ancient viral infection, a viral gene was embedded into the human genome; the encoded protein has allowed the placenta to develop as it has.

 
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