Rous sarcoma


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Rous sarcoma

[′rau̇s sär′kō·mə]
(veterinary medicine)
A fibrosarcoma that can be produced in chickens, pheasants, and ducklings inoculated with the filterable, ribonucleic acid Rous virus.
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1980 Transforming gene product of Rous sarcoma virus phosphorylates tyrosine.
However, research revealed that Rous sarcoma virus takes a detour through the cell nucleus before going to the cell membrane.
A non-MHC genetic influence on response to Rous sarcoma virus-induced tumors in chickens.
They then isolated any strands that bound to Rous sarcoma virus, an avian virus of the same family as HIV, the AIDS virus.
Working with Dominique Stehelin and Peter Vogt, they discovered that the gene responsible for the Rous sarcoma virus' deadly effect originates as a normal chicken gene that the virus incorporates as it duplicates itself inside the chicken cell.