Retroviruses and Insights into Cancer / Edition 1

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This book will contain a series of review articles that focus on retroviral models of human and animal cancers. Each article will be written by an expert in the field of retrovirology. The reviews will summarize current work on a particular retrovirus, with particular emphasis on the relevance of this research to human disease.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387095806
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Series: Language and Communication Series, #1
  • Edition description: 2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 363
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Overview of Retrovirology Naomi Rosenberg 1

2 Mechanisms of Oncogenesis by Retroviruses Karen L. Beemon Mohan Bolisetty 31

3 Deregulation of Signal Transduction Pathways by Oncogenic Retroviruses Sandra K. Ruscetti Joan L. Cmarik 53

4 Genetics of Host Resistance to Retroviruses and Cancer Chioma M. Okeoma Susan R. Ross 95

5 Endogenous Retroviruses and Cancer Jaquelin P. Dudley Jennifer A. Mertz Sanchita Bhadra Massimo Palmarini Christine A. Kozak 119

6 Retroviruses and Insights into Cancer: Retroviral Regulatory/Accessory Genes and Cancer Matthew Kesic Patrick L. Green 163

7 Cancers Induced by Piscine Retroviruses Sandra L. Quackenbush James W. Casey Paul R. Bowser Joel Rovnak 191

8 The Immune Response to Oncogenic Retroviruses Melanie R. Rutkowski William R. Green 219

9 Retrovirus-induced Immunodeficiency and Cancer Laura S. Levy 259

10 Retroviruses as Tools to Identify Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor Genes James C. Neil Monica A. Stewart 285

11 Emerging Retroviruses and Cancer Maribeth V. Eiden Dwayne L. Taliaferro 307

Index 335

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