Retroviruses and Insights into Cancer

Hardcover | October 28, 2010

EditorJaquelin Dudley

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This book will contain a series of review articles that focus on retroviral models of human and animal cancers. Each article will be written by an expert in the field of retrovirology. The reviews will summarize current work on a particular retrovirus, with particular emphasis on the relevance of this research to human disease.

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This book will contain a series of review articles that focus on retroviral models of human and animal cancers. Each article will be written by an expert in the field of retrovirology. The reviews will summarize current work on a particular retrovirus, with particular emphasis on the relevance of this research to human disease.

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Retroviruses cause chronic infections and insertion mutations in their hosts, often leading to the appearance of tumors. Studies of retrovirus-induced tumors have led to our understanding of many crucial concepts in cell and cancer biology, including the discoveries of reverse transcriptase, viral oncogenes, cellular proto-oncogenes a...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:375 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer New York

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ISBN - 10:0387095802

ISBN - 13:9780387095806

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Table of Contents:Chapter 1: Mouse mammary tumor virusChapter 2: Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirusChapter 3: Avian leukosis virusChapter 4: Abelson murine leukemia virusChapter 5: Human T-cell leukemia virusChapter 6: Feline leukemia virusChapter 7: Murine leukemia virusChapter 8: Spleen focus-forming virusChapter 9: Koala retrovirusChapter 10: Human immunodeficiency virus