polyoma virus

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Noun1.polyoma virus - a virus the can initiate various kinds of tumors in mice
papovavirus - any of a group of animal viruses associated with or causing papillomas or polyomas
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The recent discovery of a polyoma virus that is associated with MCC supports the potential for an immunotherapeutic approach.
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is caused by the John Cunningham (JC) virus, a human polyoma virus that is widespread around the globe.
MHK bilinen kisa tarihindeki onemli bir gelisme de, yakinlarda insan MHK olgularinda polyoma virus DNA'sinin genomik integrasyonunun gosterilmesidir (16).
However, there is strong experimental, but as yet unsettled, epidemiologic and molecular evidence to suggest a possible carcinogenic or cocarcinogenic role of viruses such as SV40, a monkey polyoma virus, in the induction of MM.
Key words: avian polyoma virus, antibodies, blocking enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, avian, Spix's macaw, Cyanopsitta spixii