tumor viruses


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tumor viruses

Etymology: L, tumor, swelling, virus, poison
viruses that are capable of directly or indirectly inducing tumor formation. Direct tumor formation may result from inoculation of living cells with tumorigenic viruses. Tumor formation may result from the influence of the virus on normal cells that are transformed into tumor cells.
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Early studies reported the detection of polyomavirus SV40 DNA sequences in NHL from HIV-infected and non-HIV-infected patients, but the small size of the study populations, the lack of screening for other tumor viruses, and the limited confirmation of the detected viral sequences made it difficult to assess wether SV40 was associated with NHL.
Biochemists, molecular biologists, and related scientists report findings from research using small DNA tumor viruses into fundamental aspects of biology, among them gene regulation, DNA replication, cell transformation, cell cycle control, and tumorigenesis.
Phenotypic mixing between vesicular stomatitis virus and avian RNA tumor viruses.
Throughout the 1970's and 1980's he focused on RNA tumor viruses and did extensive work on interferon in both animal and human systems.
Pater (1937-1994) for her lifetime combat on tumor viruses, by the Conference Organizing Committee.
He was jointly awarded the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries concerning the interaction between tumor viruses and the genetic material of the cell.
in Microbiology in 1982 studying DNA tumor viruses.
Baltimore has received many prestigious awards, including the 1999 National Medal of Science and the 1975 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discoveries concerning the interaction between tumor viruses and the genetic material of the cell.
This protein -- a 16 amino acid peptide part of the molecule malignin -- has close relatives (homologues) called "Replikins(TM)," which Dr Bogoch found in all tumor viruses and most cell proteins associated with rapid replication in cancer.

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