polyoma virus


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polyoma virus

[‚päl·ē′ō·mə ′vī·rəs]
(virology)
A small deoxyribonucleic acid virus normally causing inapparent infection in mice, but experimentally capable of producing parotid tumors and a wide variety of other tumors.
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BK polyoma virus nephropathy in kidney transplant recipient: The role of new immunosuppressive agents.
Prospective monitoring of polyoma virus BK replication and impact of preemptive intervention in pediatric kidney recipients.
(jc virus [mesh] OR "papova-like" [tw] OR jcv [tw] OR "jc virus" [tw] OR "human polyomavirus JC" [tw] OR "JC polyoma virus" [tw] OR polyomavirus hominis 2 [mesh] OR "polyomavirus hominis 2" [tw] OR "J C Virus" [tw])
Ho cited the example of DNA from the human polyoma virus which can infect rabbits while the intact virus is harmless.
BK polyoma virus allograft nephropathy: ultrastructural features from viral cell entry to lysis.
Neel, "The JC and BK human polyoma viruses appear to be recent introductions to some South American Indian tribes: there is no serological evidence of cross-reactivity with the simian polyoma virus SV40," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
However, there is strong experimental, but as yet unsettled, epidemiologic and molecular evidence to suggest a possible carcinogenic or cocarcinogenic role of viruses such as SV40, a monkey polyoma virus, in the induction of MM.
sole detection episodes 3 9 23 without symptoms Symptoms of LRTI 0 0 0 Symptoms of URTI 4 3 9 Symptoms of URTI and LRTI 0 0 2 Only nonspecific symptoms 0 1 2 Diarrhea/vomiting 1 1 1 Symptoms not available 2 0 0 * ORChID, Observational Research in Childhood Infectious Diseases; WUPyV, WU polyoma virus; KIPyV, KI polyomavirus; MWPyV, Malawi polyomavirus; LRTI, lower respiratory tract infection; URTI, upper respiratory tract infection.
Papadimitriou et al., "Clinical course of polyoma virus nephropathy in 67 renal transplant patients," Journal of theAmerican Society of Nephrology, vol.
Polyoma virus middle T and small t antigens cooperate to antagonize p53-induced cell cycle arrest and apoptosis.
Induction of tumors in rats by tissue-culture preparations of SE polyoma virus. J Natl Cancer Inst.