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Don’t forget about me! Viral-host metabolic interactions in the microbiome

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Science Translational Medicine  21 Mar 2018:
Vol. 10, Issue 433, eaat1641
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aat1641


Viruses present in the human microbiome produce peptides homologous to human insulin/insulin-like growth factors that may influence host metabolic pathways.

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