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The biology of tumor viruses

proceedings of the thirty-fourth Annual Biology Colloquium

by Biology Colloquium (34th 1973 Oregon State University)

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Published by Oregon State University Press in Corvallis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oncogenic viruses -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by George S. Beaudreau and Stanley Snyder.
    ContributionsBeaudreau, George S., 1925-, Snyder, Stanley., Oregon State University.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH301 .B43 34th, QR372.O6 .B43 34th
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4879017M
    ISBN 100870711733
    LC Control Number76006965

    Since RNA makes up the genome of the mature virus particle, it must be copied to DNA prior to integration into the host cell chromosome. This life style (figure 10) goes against the central dogma of molecular biology in which that DNA is copied into RNA. RNA tumor viruses or oncornaviruses are members of the retrovirus family. Retrovirus structure. 2. DNA Tumor Viruses: An Overview. In , Sweet and Hilleman discovered a new virus in cultures of kidney cells of rhesus monkeys, producing vaccines to poliovirus. This virus was named Simian vacuolating virus (SV40). Two years later, the tumorigenic potential of this monkey virus was by: 8.

    Cancer Cancer encompasses a set of genetic diseases that lead to uncontrolled cell proliferation in multicellular organisms. The discussion of cancer also happens to be useful in a cell biology course, because it ties together many of the concepts that you just spent most of the semester learning. Beginning at the "dawn of molecular biology" in the ss, selected vignettes give the background behind the discovery of DNA tumor viruses, advances in understanding cell cycle regulation, repair and replication mechanisms, and apoptosis, and unexpected insights from such places as Klinefelter's syndrome and Drosophila mutations.

    1. Tumor viruses: viruses that directly cause cancer in either experimental animals or humans - RNA viruses - DNA viruses 2. Viruses as etiological factors of human cancer (~15% of all human tumors worldwide are caused by viruses) 3. Tumor viruses contributes to: (1) the formation of current concepts of cancer biology - molecular mechanisms of File Size: 9MB.   Not Available Virology and Cancer. (Book Reviews: The Molecular Biology of Tumor Viruses)Author: S. E. Luria.


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The Biology of DNA Tumor Viruses: With an Introduction by Renato Dulbecco (Milestones in current research): Medicine & Health Science Books. The Biology of DNA Tumor Viruses With an Introduction by Renato Dulbecco. Editors: Schiminovich, Samuel (Ed.) Free Preview.

The best studied DNA tumor viruses, from the standpoint of molecular biology, are probably simian virus 40 (SV40) and polyomavirus. Although neither of these viruses is associated with human cancer, they have been critically important as models for understanding the molecular basis of cell transformation.

The book concludes by evaluating the possibility of direct etiologic involvement of either endogenous or exogenous RNA tumor viruses in human cancers.

This book will be of value both to graduate students and to established investigators with specific interest in other aspects of molecular biology. The book concludes by evaluating the possibility of direct etiologic involvement of either endogenous or exogenous RNA tumor viruses in human cancers.

This book will be of value both to graduate students and to established investigators with specific interest in other aspects of molecular Edition: 1.

The Biology of DNA Tumor Viruses With an Introduction by Renato Dulbecco. Editors; Further Problems in the Biology of Small DNA Viruses.

Front Matter. The selections for each volume and the structure of the book have been determined with the help of a novel tech­ nique of bibliographic analysis and have then been presented to an. I learned from this book that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which is one of the most common viral infections in humans, attacks our B lymphocytes, and under certain circumstances, our T lymphocytes and our NK (Natural Killer) by: 1.

The Biology of Cancer book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Book by Weinberg, Robert A/5. Currently, research on these viruses lies at the interface of cancer and the innate and adaptive immune response, investigating how infectious agents influence, evade, and utilize systems that regulate these processes.

Thus, DNA tumor viruses serve as models for the systems biology. The first DNA tumor viruses to be discovered were rabbit fibroma virus and Shope papilloma virus, both discovered by Richard Shope in the s.

Papillomas. The Biology of DNA Tumor Viruses With an Introduction by Renato Dulbecco by Samuel Schiminovich. Published by Springer. Biology of DNA tumor viruses. New York: Plenum Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Schiminovich.

Viruses: Are they alive. Are they dead. Are they undead. Learn more about these fascinating (and clinically important) particles that occupy a "gray area" between living and non-living things. If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.

The Molecular Biology of Viruses is a collection of manuscripts presented at the Third Annual International Symposium of the Molecular Biology of Viruses, held in the University of Alberta, Canada on June, sponsored by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Edition: 1.

Tumor viruses and human malignancy •About 20% of human cancerresults from tumor virus infection •Study of RNA and DNA tumor viruses has revolutionized modern concept of cancer development *Cancer is a disease of genes * Study of cancer using molecular biology and tumor viruses as tools Concept of cancer as a transferable infectious disease.

Cancer-Causing Viruses - From the emergence of life, to Leewenhoek's microscopic world, to GMO crops, this book presents landmarks in the most widely studied scientific field.

Brief, engaging, and colorfully illustrated synopses introduce readers to every major subdiscipline, including cell theory, genetics, evolution, physiology, thermodynamics, molecular biology, and ecology. The Biology of Cancer. Thoroughly updated and incorporating the most important advances in the fast-growing field of cancer biology, The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition, maintains all of its hallmark features admired by students, instructors, researchers, and clinicians around the Biology of Cancer is a textbook for students studying the molecular and cellula.5/5(2).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Biology of RNA-tumor viruses. New York: MSS Information Corp., © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Summary. Viruses are responsible for about 15% of the world’s cancers. Up to 80% of these human viral-associated cancers are cervical cancer (associated with human papilloma virus or HPV) and liver cancer (associated with the hepatitis B virus or HBV and the hepatitis C virus or HCV).

In this timely book, expert authors review the most important current research in this rapidly growing field. Topics covered range from an overview of the contribution of DNA tumour viruses to the cancer burden worldwide, and the molecular pathogenesis of virus driven cancers to vaccine : Sally Roberts, Ieisha Pentland, Paul McCormack, Joanna L.

Parish. Oncogenic Role of Tumor Viruses in Humans. Nimrah Akram, 1. Muhammad Imran, 1. Mamoona Noreen, 2. Fayyaz Ahmed, 1. Muhammad Atif, 1. advancement of research related to cancer biology.Viruses play an important role in cancerogenesis.

It is estimated that approximately 20% of all cancers are linked to infectious agents. The viral genes modulate the physiological machinery of infected cells that lead to cell transformation and development of cancer.

One of the important adoptive responses by the cancer cells is their metabolic change to cope up with continuous requirement of Cited by: 8. Viruses are not capable of replicating their genes by themselves. They must rely on a host cell for reproduction.

In order for viral replication to occur, the virus must first infect a host cell. The virus injects its genetic material into the cell and uses the cell's organelles to : Regina Bailey.