tumor virus

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Noun1.tumor virus - a cell-free filtrate held to be a virus responsible for a specific neoplasm
virus - (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
wound tumor virus, WTV - a tumor virus transmitted by leafhoppers
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tu·mor vi·rus

n. virus tumoroso, capaz de producir cáncer.
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Matsui et al., "Distinctive patterns of hyperplasiain transgenic mice with mouse mammary tumor virus transforming growth factor (alpha).
Pathogenesis is related to E cadherin/[beta] catenin mutation due to abnormality in wingless-type mouse mammary tumor virus integration site (WNT) signal transduction pathway9.
The mouse mammary tumor virus particles in the heated tumor cells were deformed and turned into amorphous masses.
"In Europe and North America, the mice have a lot of mouse mammary tumor virus. In Asia, where they have the Asian house mice, it's very, very difficult to find it," says Garry of Tulane.

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