Human cytomegalovirus and human herpesvirus 6 genes that transform and transactivate.

This review is an update on the transforming genes of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) and human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6). Both viruses have been implicated in the etiology of several human cancers. In particular, HCMV has been associated with cervical carcinoma and adenocarcinomas of the prostate and colon. In vitro transformation studies have established three… (More)