Enrichment of stem-like cell population comprises transformation ability of Epstein-Barr virus latent membrane protein 2A for non-transformed cells.


Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a representative human oncogenic virus that causes malignancies of various cell lineages. LMP2A, an EBV-encoded latent membrane protein, is expressed in EBV-associated malignancies of various cell lineages. LMP2A caused visible tumor formation transplanted in nude mice when transferred to immortalized non-transformed fibroblasts… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.virusres.2013.03.009


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