Chapter 4. Mechanism of Carcinogenesis by Viruses

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Maeve O'Connor B.A.
  1. Jacob Furth

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719138.ch4

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Carcinogenesis: Mechanisms of Action

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Carcinogenesis: Mechanisms of Action

How to Cite

Furth, J. (1959) Mechanism of Carcinogenesis by Viruses, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Carcinogenesis: Mechanisms of Action (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719138.ch4

Author Information

  1. The Children's Cancer Research Foundation, The Children's Medical Center, and Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1959

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722572

Online ISBN: 9780470719138

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Keywords:

  • pathogenic mechanisms;
  • carcinogenesis;
  • neoplastic viruses;
  • unicellular organisms;
  • deoxyribonucleic acid

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Theories on the mechanisms of viral carcinogenesis

  • Leukaemia viruses

  • An agent (polyoma virus) in AK tissues, non-sedimentable at 105,000 g, causing multiple neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions

  • Summary

  • Discussion