pasteur / cancer (was: etbr)

suter at VAX.MPIZ-KOELN.mpg.d400.de suter at VAX.MPIZ-KOELN.mpg.d400.de
Mon Jun 14 05:35:17 EST 1993


Robin walters wrote:

+Rather like the cloning of an active oncogene into SV40 in an uncontrolled
+environment. This happened at the Pasteur Institute, I believe, and several
+workers and several members of the public "caught" cancer. I don't know if
+any of them died.  With proper regulation, this would never have been
+sanctioned.

could anybody out there elaborate on this ? i always thought the pasteur /
cancer story was just an ugly rumour, with little basis in truth.

cheers,

clemens
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cheers
cheers

clemens
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Clemens Suter-Crazzolara, PhD
Max-Planck-Institut fuer Zuechtungsforschung
Abteilung Genetische Grundlagen der Zuechtungsforschung
Carl-von-Linne Weg 10
5000 Koeln 30
Tel. xx49-221-5062.221       Fax. xx49-221-5062.213      Priv. xx49-221-581.794
e-mail: suter at vax.mpiz-koeln.mpg.dbp.de
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