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Tag Archives: cancer
A nice review on human papillomavirus infections. Continue reading
Some bacteria are associated with certain cancers. But do they cause tumour formation? Continue reading
Hmm, this sounds like a good exam question for next year’s paper. Continue reading
For a long time, HBx has been suspected of playing a role in hepatocarcinogenesis, either directly or indirectly. Continue reading
Eyebrow hairs from actinic keratosis patients harbor the highest number of cutaneous human papillomaviruses. Continue reading
New human polyomviruses keep being discovered – what are the consequences of infection? Continue reading
Exactly how hepatitis B virus causes liver cancer has been a mystery for a long time. It is clear that the X protein (HBx) has something to do with it, but exactly what mechanisms are involved? These are very different … Continue reading
Nature has just published an excellent supplement (free full access) on human papillomavirus. The new material is medical rather than biological in slant, covering vaccination and diagnostic tests rather than the basic biology of HPV, but still well worth a … Continue reading
Researchers have published the first annotated atlas of the Epstein-Barr virus genome, creating the most comprehensive study of how the virus genome interacts with its human host during a latent infection. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which is thought to be responsible … Continue reading