Cancer Associated Viruses

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Erle S. Robertson, editor. --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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This volume constitutes a comprehensive review of the different aspects of tumor virology 100 years after the discovery of the Rous-sarcoma virus. Its aim is to bring a greater focus on the contributions of viral agents to the development of cancer, and to create an up to date compendium of the general molecular biology of these viruses, átheir gene products, and targeted functions. The content of the book comprises general chapters which tie into the many aspects of cancer-related viruses and …
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Robertson, Erle S
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Erle S. Robertson, editor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 866 p. : 125 ill., 68 ill. in color)
Series Title
Current cancer research
ISBN
9781461400165
Subjects (MeSH)
Oncogenic Viruses
Tumor Virus Infections
Subjects (LCSH)
Oncology
Virology
Abstract
This volume constitutes a comprehensive review of the different aspects of tumor virology 100 years after the discovery of the Rous-sarcoma virus. Its aim is to bring a greater focus on the contributions of viral agents to the development of cancer, and to create an up to date compendium of the general molecular biology of these viruses, átheir gene products, and targeted functions. The content of the book comprises general chapters which tie into the many aspects of cancer-related viruses and how they contribute to cell proliferation, the genes that are responsible for driving these cancers, and their mechanisms of transmission. The book also reviews the current knowledge on the molecular biology of large DNA viruses and describes the many different pathways through which they contribute to cell proliferation. Papilloma viruses and Adenoviruses, well known to be associated with invasive carcinomas, and hepatitis viruses, HTLV and retroviruses are also discussed. This volume is dedicated to Baruch Blumberg, an outstanding scientist and recipient of the Nobel Prize for the discovery of the hepatitis B virus, who was also the author of one of the chapters.
Contents
In Memoriam -- Preface -- 1. Peyton Rous: A centennial tribute to the founding father of cancer virology -- 2. Viruses and Cancer: A Historical Perspective – HBV and Prevention of a Cancer -- 3. Virus Mediated Cell Proliferation -- 4. Viral Encoded Genes and Cancer -- 5. Oncogenic Viruses and Cancer Transmission -- 6. DNA Viruses and Cancer: Taking a Broader Look -- 7. Herpesviruses and Cancer -- 8. Lymphocryptoviruses: EBV and its role in human cancer -- 9. Nonhuman Primate Gamma-herpesviruses and Their Role in Cancer -- 10. Rhadinoviruses: KSHV and associated malignancies -- 11. Retroperitoneal Fibromatosis Herpesvirus and Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Like Tumors in Macaques -- 12. Murine Gammaherpesvirus-Associated Tumorigenesis -- 13. Marek’s Disease Virus-Induced T-Cell Lymphomas -- 14. Polyoma Viruses and Cancer -- 15. Polyomavirus SV40: Model Infectious Agent of Cancer -- 16. BK Polyomavirus and Transformation -- 17. Polyomavirus JC and Human Cancer: Possible Role of Stem Cells in Pathogenesis -- 18. Merkel Cell Polyomavirus -- 19. Human Papillomaviruses and Cancer -- 20. Tumorigenesis by Adenovirus Type 12 E1A -- 21. Overview of Hepatitis Viruses and Cancer -- 22. Hepadnaviruses and Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- 23. Hepatitis C Virus and Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- 24. Human and Animal Retroviruses: HIV-1 Infection Is a Risk Factor for Malignancy -- 25. HTLV-1 and Oncogenesis -- 26. Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 2 (HTLV-2) Biology and Pathogenesis -- 27. Mechanisms of Oncogenesis by Avian and Murine Retroviruses -- 28. Rous Sarcoma Virus: Contributions of a Chicken Virus to Tumor Biology, Human Cancer Therapeutics, and Retrovirology -- 29. Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus and Cancer -- 30. Jaagsiekte Sheep Retrovirus and Lung Cancer -- 31. Small RNAs and Their Role in Herpesvirus-Mediated Cancers -- 32. Viral Malignancies in HIV-Associated Immune Deficiency -- Index.
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