Definition of polyoma virus in English:
Any of a group of DNA viruses that are usually endemic in their host species without causing disease but that can cause tumors when injected into other species.
- PP2A appears to be a common viral target since other viruses such as simian virus 40, polyoma virus, human T lymphotrophic retrovirus and adenovirus affect the enzymatic activity of at least a subset of PP2A proteins.
- Mammary tumors were created in the mice in response to the polyoma virus middle T antigen, a well-studied oncogene product.
- Lazutka found a significant correlation between elevated titers of human polyoma virus JC and BK and the occurrence of rogue cells.
Definition of polyoma virus in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia