An oncogenic virus carried by hamster kidney cells.

@article{Mayo1973AnOV,
  title={An oncogenic virus carried by hamster kidney cells.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Mayo and Lucio Lombardo and Andres J. P. Klein-Szanto and Claudio J. Conti and J L Moreira},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1973},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={2273-7}
}
A filterable oncogenic factor was isolated from ascitic tumors induced in X-irradiated hamsters by inoculation of BHK 21 clone 13 cells. This agent reproduces a tumor in hamsters 22 days after inoculation. Its oncogenic character istics are preserved even afterthe ascitic tumor cells have been subcultured in vitro. The occurrence of R or H virus-like… CONTINUE READING