2 edition of Oncogenic viruses. found in the catalog.
|Series||International series of monographs on pure and applied biology. Division: Modern trends in physiological sciences -- v. 11., International series of monographs on pure and applied biology -- v. 11.|
|LC Classifications||RC254.5 .G7 1961|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||393|
|LC Control Number||61009781|
The concluding parts describe the homology, interaction, functions, mechanism of transformation, metabolism, and carcinogenic activity of oncogenic viruses. This book is of great benefit to biochemists, biophysicists, geneticists, microbiologists, and Edition: 1. For example, research with simian virus 40 led to the discovery of tumor-suppressor genes, p53 and the retinoblastoma gene (Rb). Oncogenic viruses fall into 2 groups: the DNA tumor viruses that contain either linear or circular double-stranded DNA and the RNA-containing tumor viruses (also called retroviruses).
Viral lymphomagenesis induced by infection with oncogenic viruses, such as Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV), Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) and human T-cell leukemia virus (HTLV-1), represents a group of aggressive malignancies with a diverse range of pathological features. Combined chemotherapy remains the standard of care for these virus-associated Author: Jungang Chen, Samantha Kendrick, Zhiqiang Qin. After this is a description of the major subgroups of DNA and RNA oncogenic viruses followed by a discussion of the pathobiology and unifying features of viral oncogenesis and cell transformation. Next, there is a review of established animal models of human cancer and an examination of the most widely investigated oncogenic human viruses.
Books shelved as virus: The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston, The Passage by Justin Cronin, The S. In each instance there is presented an interesting historical background, as well as current research developments in the demonstration of various oncogenic viruses. The author gives a detailed presentation of his own experiments demonstrating the viral transmission of mouse leukemia and tumors caused by the mouse parotid tumor (polyoma) virus.
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These viruses (figure 5) are somewhat larger than polyoma and papilloma viruses with a genome size of about 35 kilobases. They were originally isolated from human tonsils and adenoids, are highly oncogenic in animals and only a portion of the virus is integrated into the host genome.
oncogenic: Tending to cause the formation of tumors. hepatocellular: Of or pertaining to the cells of the liver; There are two classes of cancer viruses: DNA and RNA viruses. Several viruses have been linked to certain types of cancer in humans.
These viruses have varying ways of reproduction and represent several different virus families. oncogenic virus: any virus capable of inducing tumors.
The RNA tumor viruses (family Retroviridae), which are well defined and rather homogeneous, or the DNA viruses, which contain a number of viruses capable of inducing tumors, including poxviruses, herpesviruses, papillomaviruses, and polyomavirus.
Synonym(s): tumor virus. Viruses, Evolution and Cancer: Basic Considerations focuses on comparative biology and evolutionary aspects of DNA and RNA oncogenic viruses. Organized into seven parts, this book begins with a discussion on the host-cell-virus relationships.
Some chapters follow that discuss the comparative aspects of DNA and RNA oncogenic viruses. Oncogenic DNA viruses, in contrast, are an etiological factor in a significant portion of human cancers.
Recent technological advancements have facilitated the identification of DNA oncogenic viruses and the types of tumors they produce, and these numbers are likely to grow.
Oncogenic DNA viruses use a great variety of transformation mechanisms. Other articles where Oncogenic virus is discussed: carcinogen: Oncogenic viruses. book number of viruses are suspected of causing cancer in animals, including humans, and are frequently referred to as oncogenic viruses.
Examples include Oncogenic viruses. book papillomaviruses, the Epstein-Barr virus, and the hepatitis B virus, all of which have genomes made up of DNA.
Human T-cell leukemia virus. An oncovirus is a virus that can cause term originated from studies of acutely transforming retroviruses in the –60s, when the term "oncornaviruses" was used to denote their RNA virus origin.
With the letters "RNA" removed, it now refers to any virus with a DNA or RNA genome causing cancer and is synonymous with "tumor virus" or "cancer virus". Oncogenic viruses. [Ludwik Gross] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ludwik Gross.
Find more information about --Oncogenic potency of adenoviruses --Burkitt Lymphoma in African children and the Epstein-Barr virus. with a note on infectious mononucleosis --The "slow virus diseases" and their possible relation to cancer and leukemia.
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Oncogenic viruses. Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ludwik Gross. Oncogenic viruses can either be DNA or RNA viruses and considered to be the significant pathogens for causing diseases in humans, animals, and.
Oncogenic DNA Viruses. Oncogenic human DNA viruses include hepatitis B viruses, herpesviruses, and papillomaviruses. Their mechanisms of replication and epidemiology are considered in each of the specific chapters describing these viruses. Oncogenic Herpes Viruses: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Skip to main content.
Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address. The success of the first four Emerging Oncogenic Viruses meetings (held in,and ), together with the enthusiastic support of our colleagues in the oncogenic virus field, has encouraged us to repeat the event in Like the most recent meeting inthe workshop will focus on novel oncogenic viruses, but will also.
List of oncogenic bacteria. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Bacteria involved in causing and treating cancers. This is a list of bacteria that have been identified as promoting or causing: the uncontrolled growth of tissue in the body; cancer; carcinomas.
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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Ludwik Gross. Carcinogenesis, also called oncogenesis or tumorigenesis, is the formation of a cancer, whereby normal cells are transformed into cancer cells.
The process is characterized by changes at the cellular, genetic, and epigenetic levels and abnormal cell division is a physiological process that occurs in almost all tissues and under a variety of circumstances.
This is a good source book for experimental work conducted on oncogenic viruses. Essentially none of the important contributions in this field has been omitted.
Many of the older discoveries are included, but the author has also brought the reader up to date by reviewing recent contributions in the. HUEBNER RJ, ROWE WP, LANE WT.
Oncogenic effects in hamsters of human adenovirus types 12 and Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Dec 15; – [PMC free article] HULL RN, MINNER JR. New viral agents recovered from tissue cultures of monkey kidney cells. II. Problems of isolation and by: 1.The early, organ-specific diagnosis of malignancy continues to be a major unmet medical need.
Clearly the ability to establish an early diagnosis of cancer is dependent upon an intimate knowledge of the cancer's biology, which if understood .Oncogenic Herpesviruses: Volume 2 - CRC Press Book First published in This book attempts to coalesce current information regarding the oncogenic properties of those human and animal herpesviruses which has been studied in some detail.