HTLV Tax: A Fascinating Multifunctional Co-Regulator of Viral and Cellular Pathways

@inproceedings{Currer2012HTLVTA,
  title={HTLV Tax: A Fascinating Multifunctional Co-Regulator of Viral and Cellular Pathways},
  author={Robert Currer and Rachel van Duyne and Elizabeth Jaworski and Irene Guendel and Gavin C. Sampey and Ravi Das and Aarthi Narayanan and Fatah Kashanchi},
  booktitle={Front. Microbio.},
  year={2012}
}
Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) has been identified as the causative agent of adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) and HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP). The virus infects between 15 and 20 million people worldwide of which approximately 2-5% develop ATL. The past 35 years of research have yielded significant insight… CONTINUE READING