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HHV8 K2 Gene

Known as: vIL-6, HHV8 K2, Kaposi Sarcoma Herpes Virus Interleukin-6 Gene 
HHV8 K2, which encodes viral interleukin-6 homolog protein, plays a role in cell proliferation, cell differentiation and the prevention of apoptosis.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV)-associated multicentric Castleman disease (MCD) is a polyclonal B-cell lymphoproliferative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is the causal agent for Kaposi sarcoma (KS) and multicentric Castleman… Expand
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2005
2005
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) RTA transcription factor is recruited to its responsive elements through… Expand
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2002
2002
Lymph nodes from 44 patients with Castleman disease (CD) without risk factors for HIV infection were analyzed with polymerase… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8; Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus is linked to Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), primary effusion lymphoma… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Expression of a viral interleukin-6 (vIL-6) has been detected in certain Kaposi sarcoma (KS)--associated herpesvirus positive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) has been associated with classical, endemic (African), and AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), body… Expand
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1998
1998
Human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) has been described in association with two lymphoproliferative disorders: one benign, multicentric… Expand
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1997
1997
The present studies analyzed the biologic activity of a gene product (vIL-6) encoded by the recently discovered Kaposi’s sarcoma… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Castleman's disease is a rare B cell lymphoproliferative disorder related to excess interleukin-6 (IL-6)-like activity. Kaposi's… Expand
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