Immune control of oncogenic γ-herpesviruses.

@article{Jung2015ImmuneCO,
  title={Immune control of oncogenic γ-herpesviruses.},
  author={Jae U Jung and Christian M{\"u}nz},
  journal={Current opinion in virology},
  year={2015},
  volume={14},
  pages={
          79-86
        }
}
Human γ-herpesviruses contain Epstein Barr virus (EBV), the first human tumor virus that was identified in man, and Kaposi Sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV), one of the most recently identified human oncogenic pathogens. Both of these have co-evolved with humans to cause tumors only in a minority of infected individuals, despite their exquisite ability to establish persistent infections. In this review we will summarize the fine-tuned balance between immune responses, immune escape and… CONTINUE READING
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