Human Mammary Tumor Virus (HMTV) sequences in human milk


Retroviral sequences 90-95% homologous to the mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV) were present in 38% of the breast cancers studied from American women and were not detectable in non-tumor breast tissue from the same patient. The entire proviral structure was described and viral particles were isolated from primary cultures of human breast cancer. This virus… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1750-9378-9-20


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