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Epstein-Barr Virus

Latency and Transformation

Epstein-Barr Virus( )
Editor: Robertson, Erle S.
Publication Date:Apr 2010
Publisher:Caister Academic Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $120.00
Book Description:

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a human gamma herpes virus that is best known for being the causative agent of infectious mononucleosis in man. A fascinating feature of this virus is its ability to persist in the host, and it is estimated that more than 95% of adults are carriers of the virus. Importantly, EBV can transform latently infected primary cells from healthy individuals into cancerous ones, thereby causing important human cancers such as B-cell neoplasms (e.g. Burkitt's lymphoma...
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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Infectious Diseases
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds

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