The TWiV team speaks with Patrick Moore about his discovery, with Yuan Chang, of two human tumor viruses, Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus and Merkel cell polyomavirus.
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Links for this episode:
- Chang-Moore laboratory at University of Pittsburgh
- Representational difference analysis (Science)
- KSHV: Forgotten but not gone (Blood)
- Why do viruses cause cancer? (Nat Rev Cancer)
- Merkel cell carcinoma review (Ann Rev)
- Clonal integration of a polyomavirus in Merkel carcinoma (Science)
- T antigen mutations in Merkel polyomavirus (PNAS)
- Merkel polyomavirus small t is an oncoprotein (J Clin Inves)
- Suggest a topic for the 2012 ASM General Meeting
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 160
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