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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Factors impacting short- and long-term outcomes include donor and recipient characteristics, cold ischemia time, donor --recipient match, immune-suppression regimes, and infection with polyoma virus.
Bovine polyoma virus, for example, is a well-known contaminant of serum, but a positive PCR result from serum cannot determine whether there is replicating virus present, or merely DNA fragments.
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a life-threatening disease of the central nervous system caused by JC polyoma virus (JCV).
Awa et al., "Hypothesis: rogue cell-type chromosomal damage in lymphocytes is associated with infection with the JC human polyoma virus and has implications for oncopenesis," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol.
Polyoma virus JC DNA detection by polymerase chain reaction in CSF of HIV infected patients with suspected progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy.
The simian virus 40 (SV40), for example, is a polyoma virus found in the monkey kidneys used to make polio and smallpox vaccines.
Polyoma virus-induced hemorrhagic cystitis in renal transplantation patient with polyoma virus nephropathy.
Nagai et al.13 had transplanted tooth germs in mice and found alterations in the tooth formation after inducing polyoma virus. Thus, viral infection of odontogenic epithelium was also suggested as a possible cause.7
It has been reported to be related with myotronic dystrophy gene, polyoma virus, Gardner syndrome, xeroderma pigmentosum, Turner syndrome, sarcoidosis and basal cell nevus syndrome (1, 12).