The Viral Origins of the Placenta

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Directed and Animated by Diana Gradinaru
Sound and Music by Sami El-Enany

During an ancient viral infection, a protein was embedded into the human genome, allowing the placenta to develop as it has. This animation was supported by the Genetics Society in celebration of their 100th anniversary in 2019.

Directed and Animated by Diana Gradinaru
Sound and Music by Sami El-Enany

During an ancient viral infection, a protein was embedded into the human genome, allowing the placenta to develop as it has. This animation was supported by the Genetics Society in celebration of their 100th anniversary in 2019.