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Genome Biol. 2008;9(6):228. doi: 10.1186/gb-2008-9-6-228. Epub 2008 Jun 17.

Does a new polyomavirus contribute to Merkel cell carcinoma?

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Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA.

Abstract

A new technique designed to hunt for non-human transcripts has identified a novel SV40-like virus present in the majority of Merkel cell carcinomas. Here we examine what it will take to determine whether or not this virus contributes to carcinogenesis.

PMID:
18598371
PMCID:
PMC2481414
DOI:
10.1186/gb-2008-9-6-228
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