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Tumor viruses and differentiation

CETUS-UCLA Symposium (1982 Squaw Valley, Calif.)

Tumor viruses and differentiation

proceedings of the CETUS-UCLA Symposium held at Squaw Valley, California, March 21-27, 1982

by CETUS-UCLA Symposium (1982 Squaw Valley, Calif.)

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Published by A.R. Liss in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oncogenic viruses -- Congresses,
  • Cell differentiation -- Congresses,
  • Oncogenic viruses -- Congresses,
  • Cell transformation, Neoplastic -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Edward M. Scolnick, Arnold J. Levine.
    SeriesUCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology ;, new ser., v. 5
    ContributionsScolnick, Edward M., Levine, Arnold J. 1939-, Cetus Corporation., University of California, Los Angeles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR201.T84 C48 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 454 p. :
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3167768M
    ISBN 100845126040
    LC Control Number83009808

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If tumor viruses did not exist in nature they might have been created by scientists interested in basic mechanisms of develop­ ment, differentiation, and tumorigenesis.

In contemporary euka­ ryotic cell biology tumor viruses playa similar role to that which bacteriophages once had for the molecular biology of prokary­ by: 2. This book contains 31 papers divided into six sections. The section headings are: Molecular Genetics of the RNA Tumor Viruses, Endogenous Retrovirus Sequences in Human Cells, Molecular Biology of Human Cancers, HTLV/LAV, T-Cell Leukemia and AIDS, Experimental Model Systems for the Study of Human Neoplasia and Related Diseases, and Perspectives.

DNA TUMOR VIRUSES INVOLVED IN HUMAN CANCERS. The first DNA tumor viruses to be discovered were rabbit fibroma virus and Shope papilloma virus, both discovered by Richard Shope in the s. Papillomas are benign growths, such as warts, of epithelial cells. They were discovered by making a filtered extract of a tumor from a wild rabbit and.

Persistence of the Virus: The virus is latent in the monoclonal tumor where the Epstein-Barr virus genome persists as multiple copies of episomes in the tumor cells with lytic infection linked to full terminal differentiation.

Latent virus expresses EBNA1, LMP1 and. Buy Tumor viruses and differentiation: Proceedings of the CETUS-UCLA Symposium held at Squaw Valley, California, March(UCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersFormat: Hardcover.

Members of six distinct families of animal viruses, called tumor viruses, are capable of directly causing cancer in either experimental animals or humans (Table ). Viruses belonging to five of these families have DNA genomes and are referred to as DNA tumor viruses.

Members of the sixth family of tumor viruses, the retroviruses, have RNA genomes in virus particles but. Certainly, DNA tumor viruses carry oncogenes (e.g. SV40 T-antigen) but how do these proteins, encoded in true viral genes with no cellular homologs, cause the formation of tumors.

It has long been known that most tumors are the result of dominant mutations, i.e. a function is gained that makes the cell grow when it should not (Figure 24). Get this from a library. Tumor viruses and differentiation: proceedings of the CETUS-UCLA Symposium held at Squaw Valley, California, March[Edward M Scolnick; Arnold J Levine; Cetus Corporation.; University of California, Los Angeles.;].

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: The Nature of the host range restriction of SV40 and polyoma viruses in embryonal carcinoma cells/A.J. Levine --The Immune response to C-Type viruses and its potential role in leukemogenesis/J.N. Ihle, L. Enjuanes, J.C.

Lee, J. DNA Tumor Viruses In Human Cancer Squamous cell carcinoma: Larynx Esophagus All histologically similar Lung 10% of human cancers may be HPV-linked Papilloma Viruses urogenital cancer wart malignant squamous cell carcinoma Papilloma viruses are found in 91% of women with cervical cancer.

In the 34 years since the isolation of Epstein-Barr virus there has been an accumulation of evidence linking some important human cancers and viruses.

This book describes the molecular biology and pathogenesis of these viruses, including those only recently associated with human cancers. It provides an up-to-date account of the progress in our knowledge of the virus/host.

Chapter Differentiation and Cancer Grading There are several grading systems, depending on the institution doing the grading and the tumor type.

Here is a description of a typical three-tier grading system: bacteria and viruses) and abnormalities in malignant cell surfaces. This fundamental nature of macrophages to recognize cell.

Tumor viruses come in a variety of forms. Viruses with a DNA genome, such as adenovirus, and viruses with an RNA genome, like the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), can cause cancers.

Retroviruses having both DNA and RNA genomes (Human T-lymphotropic virus. Tumor viruses Viruses associated with tumors can be classified in two broad categories depending on the nucleic acid in the viral genome and the type of strategy to induce malignant transformation.

RNA viruses The ribonucleic acid (RNA) tumor viruses are retroviruses. When they infect cells, the viral RNA is copied into deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) by. @article{osti_, title = {DNA tumor viruses: Control of gene expression and replication}, author = {Botchan, M.

and Grodzicker, T. and Sharp, P.A.}, abstractNote = {This book contains eight sections, each consisting of several papers. An oncovirus is a virus that can cause term originated from studies of acutely transforming retroviruses in the –60s, when the term "oncornaviruses" was used to denote their RNA virus origin.

With the letters "RNA" removed, it now refers to any virus with a DNA or RNA genome causing cancer and is synonymous with "tumor virus" or "cancer virus". Just the Facts: Academic Press FactsBooks on Gene Knockouts and Oncogenes/Tumor Suppressors A Oberst 1 Cell Death & Differentiation volume 9, pages – () Cite this articleAuthor: A Oberst.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn moreAuthor: David A. Frank. Tumor Antigen. Tumor antigens are usually classified as one of either: (1) differentiation antigens, (2) the products of viral, mutated, differentially spliced or overexpressed genes, or (3) metabolic pathway proteins.

Tumor antigens can arise from viruses or from mutated, overexpressed or aberrantly expressed normal proteins [16].

Tumor antigens can arise from viruses or from mutated, overexpressed or aberrantly expressed normal proteins [16]. There are few tumor-specific antigens, with idiotypic (Id) immunoglobulin of B-cell malignancies being a notable exception.

Lineage-specific proteins can be useful targets especially when, as in prostate or ovarian cancer, the. Researchers have long attempted to elucidate the role that viruses play in causing cancer.

Worldwide, cancer viruses are estimated to cause 15 to 20 percent of all cancers in humans. Most viral infections, however, do not lead to tumor formation as several factors influence the progression from viral infection to cancer : Regina Bailey. Viruses that cause tumors.

A number of tumor or oncogenic viruses are known, including both RNA and DNA viruses. Most tumor viruses have been isolated from animals ().Animal tumor viruses are very useful as a research tool for unraveling mechanisms of tumor development (carcinogenesis) as well as normal processes controlling cell growth and differentiation.

For example, research with simian virus 40 led to the discovery of tumor-suppressor genes, p53 and the retinoblastoma gene (Rb). Oncogenic viruses fall into 2 groups: the DNA tumor viruses that contain either linear or circular double-stranded DNA and the RNA-containing tumor viruses (also called retroviruses).

Tumor antigen is an antigenic substance produced in tumor cells, i.e., it triggers an immune response in the antigens are useful tumor markers in identifying tumor cells with diagnostic tests and are potential candidates for use in cancer field of cancer immunology studies such topics. Tumor viruses and human malignancy •About 20% of human cancerresults from tumor virus infection •Study of RNA and DNA tumor viruses has revolutionized modern concept of cancer development *Cancer is a disease of genes * Study of cancer using molecular biology and tumor viruses as tools Concept of cancer as a transferable infectious disease.

Tumor antigens Skim this section Products of mutated oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, other mutated genes, overexpressed or aberrantly expressed cellular proteins, antigens of oncogenic viruses, oncofetal antigens, cell surface glycolipids and glycoproteins, cell type specific differentiation antigensFile Size: 1MB.

Cancer usually forms as a tumor. Some cancers, like leukemia, do not form tumors. Instead, these cancer cells involve the blood and blood-forming organs and circulate through other tissues where they grow.

– Cancer is the common term for all malignant tumors. – Carcinoma is the common term for malignant epithelial tumors. Papillomaviruses replicate and cause disease in stratified squamous epithelia.

Epithelial differentiation is essential for the progression of papillomavirus replication, but differentiation is also impaired by papillomavirus-encoded proteins.

The papillomavirus E6 and E7 oncoproteins partially inhibit and/or delay epithelial differentiation and some of the mechanisms by which Cited by: 2. Viruses often have complicated life cycles in their natural hosts, replicating in a series of specific tissue types in a defined order that may even vary depending upon the route of inoculation.

These viruses show distinct preferences for efficient replication in selected differentiated cell types and this has been termed tissue by: 5. Currently, research on these viruses lies at the interface of cancer and the innate and adaptive immune response, investigating how infectious agents influence, evade, and utilize systems that regulate these processes.

Thus, DNA tumor viruses serve as models for the systems biology of host-pathogen interactions. l RNA tumor viruses have become increasingly utilized in studies of cellular transformation and gene regulation. The genes of retroviruses exist in two forms; as extrachromosomal, RNA-containing, infectious particles and as DNA pro­ 2 viruses stably associated with cell genes.

Components from theBrand: Springer-Verlag Wien. Regulation of Gene Expression by Retinoic Acid -Embryonal Carcinoma Cell Differentiation The Cloning and Characterization of Myogenein, Factor Regulating Muscle Cell Differentiation The Role of Differentiation in the Control of the Tumorigenic Phenotype DNA Tumor Viruses and Cellular Differentiation.

Primitive neuroectodermal tumor is a malignant (cancerous) neural crest tumor. It is a rare tumor, usually occurring in children and young adults under 25 years of overall 5 year survival rate is about 53%.

It gets its name because the majority of the cells in the tumor are derived from neuroectoderm, but have not developed and differentiated in the way a normal neuron would, Other names: PNET. B) Balance between differentiation and proliferation is important.

C) As cells become more differentiated, their capacity to divide decreases. D) Balance in cell growth is achieved when division results in no net gain of cells. E) In tumor cells, division and differentiation are uncoupled. Oncogenes: variants (mutants) of proto-oncogenes that provide a continual signal to divide.

50 known oncogenes. Several must be activated before a cell becomes cancerous. Tumor suppressor genes (anti-oncogenes) send signals to halt cell division or promote differentiation. Apoptosis: programmed cell death (“suicide”) is a quality.

Tumor viruses cause cancer; thus, extensive studies are being conducted on them. In this article, we will review the basic medical research on the current clinical genetic tests for tumor viruses such as human papilloma virus, hepatitis B virus, and T-cell leukemia virus.

Recently, clinical genetic tests have been developed for quick diagnosis of the tumor virus : Tatsuaki Tsuruyama, Shuichiro Ogawa, Norishige Yamada. A brain tumor occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: cancerous (malignant) tumors and benign (non-cancerous) tumors.

Cancerous tumors can be divided into primary tumors, which start within the brain, and secondary tumors, which have spread from elsewhere, known as brain metastasis tumors. All types of brain tumors may. Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.

These contrast with benign tumors, which do not spread. Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss, and a change in bowel movements. While these symptoms may indicate cancer, Prognosis: Average five year survival 66% (USA).

Posts about tumor viruses written by lnorkin Harold Varmus and J. Michael Bishop changed cancer research in a fundamental way in the s, when they discovered proto-oncogenes at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF).

Carcinogenesis, also called oncogenesis or tumorigenesis, is the formation of a cancer, whereby normal cells are transformed into cancer cells. The process is characterized by changes at the cellular, genetic, and epigenetic levels and abnormal cell division is a physiological process that occurs in almost all tissues and under a variety of circumstances.

Viruses and Bacteria. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. shighlander definitions. Terms in this set (25) The patterns of color in some flowers are caused by TUMOR viruses. plant. The first virus ever identified was the plant virus called TOBACCO MOSIAC VIRUS.

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