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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Family Virus Virus-cell interaction Herpesviruses Epstein-Barr Episomal, rarely virus, EBV integrated in transformed cells Kaposi sarcoma Episomal, rarely herpes virus, integrated in transformed KSHV cells John Cunningham Episomal, rarely Virus, JCV integrated in transformed nonpermissive cells Polyoma viruses Virus of B.
Human polyoma viruses and disease with emphasis on clinical BK and JC.
The human polyoma viruses belong to the papovavirus family.