Immunology of the human papilloma virus in relation to cancer.

  • T. C. Wu
  • Published 1994 in Current opinion in immunology


Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) have been associated with benign and malignant epithelial proliferations in either skin or mucosa. Two HPV oncogenic proteins, E6 and E7, are important in the induction and maintenance of cellular transformation and are co-expressed in the majority of HPV-containing carcinomas. Therefore, vaccines targeted to these proteins may… (More)


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