Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus
is necessary and sufficient to induce a contagious lung cancer in sheep.
Our ultimate hope is that we can interfere with the retrovirus
by preventing it from becoming active.
The primary gap, of course, is the absence of anything but speculation to explain how an ordinary retrovirus
can be killing billions of immune cells that it doesn't even infect.
As XMRV is a human retrovirus
like HIV, one immediately wonders about the possibility for transfusion transmission of XMRV," said Dr.
The antibodies also must be sustained, because HIV, as a retrovirus
, integrates its genes into human DNA shortly after infecting a cell.
Naturally acquired simian retrovirus
infections in central African hunters.
Leading biochemical scientists, including University of California at Berkeley retrovirus
expert Peter Duesberg and Nobel Prize winner Walter Gilbert, have been warning for years that there is no proof that HIV causes AIDS.
A type of retrovirus
, lentiviruses replicate by inserting their RNA into a cell's DNA.
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An obscure retrovirus
shows up in two-thirds of people diagnosed with the condition and can infect human immune cells, scientists report online October 8 in Science.
The team identified the sequences as the remains of a retrovirus
release also has ramifications for pharmaceutical proteins made in cell substrates (e.