Friend virus


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Friend vi·rus

(frend),
a strain of the splenic group of mouse leukemia viruses, related to Moloney and Rauscher viruses.

Friend,

Charlotte, U.S. microbiologist, 1921–.
Friend disease - mouse leukemia caused by the Friend virus.
Friend leukemia virus - Synonym(s): Friend virus
Friend virus - a strain of the splenic group of mouse leukemia viruses, related to Moloney and Rauscher viruses. Synonym(s): Friend leukemia virus; Swiss mouse leukemia virus
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A mouse leukemia virus named the Friend virus was grown in tissue culture and used to infect two mice from each of the three MHC types.
In this first experiment, the biologists showed that they could get the Friend virus to adapt to and thus evade the MHC variants (b, d or k) in the mouse cells it attacked.
Heteroduplex analysis of molecular clones of the pathogenic Friend virus complex: Friend murine leukemia virus, Friend mink cell focus-forming virus, and the polycythemia- and anemia-inducing strains of Friend spleen focusforming virus.