Merkel cell polyomavirus

Known as: MCV, MCPyV, Merkel cell polyomaviruses 
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS suspected to be the cause of most cases of MERKEL CELL CARCINOMA, a rare but highly lethal form of skin cancer.

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1990-2018
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV) is the recently discovered cause of most Merkel cell carcinomas (MCCs), an aggressive form of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Mounting evidence indicates that Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV), a circular double-stranded DNA virus, is a causal factor… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is the most aggressive skin cancer. Recently, it was demonstrated that human Merkel cell polyomavirus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare malignancy of the skin. Integration of Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) DNA to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a relatively uncommon but highly lethal form of skin cancer. A majority of MCC tumors carry DNA… (More)
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2009
2009
Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) DNA was detected in 88% of Merkel cell carcinomas in contrast to 16% of other skin tumors. MCPyV… (More)
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2009
2009
Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV), associated with Merkel cell carcinoma, was detected in 27 of 635 nasopharyngeal aspirate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare but aggressive human skin cancer that typically affects elderly and immunosuppressed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV) is a virus discovered in our laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh that is monoclonally… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare but very aggressive human malignancy of the elderly or immunosuppressed patients. Recently… (More)
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