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Nat Rev Cancer. 2002 Dec;2(12):957-64.

SV40 and human tumours: myth, association or causality?

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Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA.

Abstract

An increasing number of scientific reports have described evidence for a polyomavirus, simian virus 40, in a highly select group of human tumours. How did a simian virus infect humans and is the virus a passenger in tumours or is it important in their pathogenesis?

PMID:
12459734
DOI:
10.1038/nrc947
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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