Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The detection of XMRV in prostate cancer proves that it replicates in humans

Dr. Antoinette C. Van Der Kuyl:

The positive results could possibly be attributed to contamination with mouse products in a number of cases, as XMRV is nearly identical in nucleotide sequence to endogenous retroviruses in the mouse genome.

But the detection of XMRV proviruses in prostate cancer tissue proves it to be a genuine virus that replicates in human cells, leaving the question: ... Read more>>

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