Roy W Geib

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Although the Friend virus-encoded membrane glycoprotein (gp55) activates erythropoietin receptors (EpoR) to cause erythroblastosis only in certain inbred strains of mice but not in other species, mutant viruses can overcome aspects of mouse resistance. Thus, mice homozygous for the resistance allele of the Fv-2 gene are unaffected by gp55 but are(More)
The env gene of Friend spleen focus-forming virus (SFFV) encodes a membrane glycoprotein (gp55) that is inefficiently (3 to 5%) processed from the rough endoplasmic reticulum to form a larger dimeric plasma membrane derivative (gp55p). Moreover, the SFFV env glycoprotein associates with erythropoietin receptors (EpoR) to cause proliferation of infected(More)
Friend virus was used to infect and transform Fv-2rr erythroprogenitor cells in vivo. The RB (Fv-2rr) cell line was characteristic of Friend virus-induced cell lines in Fv-2ss mice, i.e., it produced infectious Friend virus and synthesized hemoglogin. The RB (Fv-2rr) cell line expressed the envelope protein of the spleen focus-forming virus (gp52) and a(More)
Although Fv-2r homozygous mice are resistant to leukemias induced either by an erythropoietin-encoding virus or by wild-type Friend virus (FV) (M. E. Hoatlin, S. L. Kozak, F. Lilly, A. Chakraborti, C. A. Kozak, and D. Kabat, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 87:9985-9989, 1990), they are susceptible to some variants of FV (R. A. Steeves, E. A. Mirand, A. Bulba,(More)
Skin grafts were reciprocally exchanged in pairs of congenic lines identical in all genes except those located in the central portion of the H-2 complex. Seven such lines were tested: 6R, B10.AQR, A.TL, A.TH, 7R, 9R, and B10.HTT. In all donor-recipient combinations at least some grafts were rejected. In combinations differing at the IA subregion (and other(More)
The CTL response to SV40 in C3H/HeJ mice is directed against the tumor (T) Ag and is H-2Kk restricted. CTL specific for both the amino terminus (residues 1-271) and the carboxyl terminus (residues 512-708) of the T Ag molecule have been detected, and we have previously cloned CTL of both specificities. In this paper we show that the panel of 10 CTL clones(More)
The H-2 and Ia antigenic composition of strain pairs B10.D2 (H-2d) and M504 (H-2da). A.CA (H-2f) and M506 (H-2fa), and CBA (H-2k) and M523 (H-2ka) was compared by testing their cells against a battery of oligospecific antisera, by performing absorption analysis, and by cross-immunization. The two strains of each pair are congenric and differ in taht the(More)
Human interleukin-8 (IL-8) is a biologically active peptide which displays chemo-attractive activity for neutrophils and T-cells. The molecule is produced by a variety of cell types upon exposure to lipopolysaccharide, interleukin-1 and tumor necrosis factor. Recombinant human IL-8 also stimulates chemotaxis of bovine cells in a dose dependent manner. The(More)
BSB is a variant strain of Friend virus selected for pathogenicity in C57BL/6 mice that are resistant to parental Friend virus strains by virtue of their homozygosity for the recessive Fv-2r allele (Steeves et al., 1970, Int. J. Cancer 5, 346-356). Lines and clones of erythroleukemia cells could readily be established in culture from the enlarged spleens of(More)