Mouse mammary tumor virus in anti-mitochondrial antibody producing mouse models.


BACKGROUND & AIMS A human betaretrovirus resembling the mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV) has been characterized in primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and associated with aberrant pyruvate dehydrogenase complex (PDC)-E2-like expression. As MMTV is prevalent in mice as either an exogenous or endogenous infection, we tested the hypothesis that MMTV is linked with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2011.01.037


7 Figures and Tables