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Vincent, Dickson, Rich, and Alan review the 100 year old finding by Peyton Rous of a transmissible sarcoma of chickens, a discovery that ushered in the era of tumor virology.
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Links for this episode:
- Transmissible sarcoma of the fowl (J Exp Med)
- Sarcoma of fowl transmissible by agent separable from tumor cells (J Exp Med)
- 100 years of Rous sarcoma virus (J Exp Med)
- Early history of tumor virology (PNAS)
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1 thought on “TWiV 163: What Rous wrought”
Thank you so much for your fascinating perspective on the history of tumor viruses.Â Its one thing to read about it, but its entirely different to hear about it from people who actually experienced much of it!
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