Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Ila Singh
On episode #94 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent, Alan, and Rich speak with Ila Singh about the new human retrovirus XMRV, and how her laboratory is studying its association with prostate cancer and chronic fatigue syndrome.
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Links for this episode:
- CFIDS Association of America
- Discovery of XMRV (PLoS Pathogens)
- Detection of XMRV in CFS patients (Science)
- Presence of XMRV in malignant prostate (PNAS)
- Inhibition of XMRV by raltegravir (PLoS One)
- Letters read on TWiV 94
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