Oncogenic herpes viruses

Joao Vasconcelos Costa jcosta at pen.gulbenkian.pt
Thu Feb 22 12:05:30 EST 1996


Bob Lansman, by way of Bob Lansman <lansman at vaxa.cis.uwosh.edu> 
wrote:
> 
>         I have very sketchy memories of an early discussion of oncogenic
> viruses describing a highly tumorigenic herpes virus in frogs.  Does anyone
> remember this better than I do.  I'm reminded of this by the sea turtle
> discussion.

It is the Lucke' tumor virus.
See Webster & Granoff, Encyclopedia of Virology, page 40.
 
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