Published in AIDS Weekly, March 31st, 2003
Kaposi sarcoma associated herpes virus (KSHV), which is consistently detected within this highly vascularized cancer, carries the gene, vGPCR. The vGPCR (viral G-protein coupled receptor) gene has been a suspect for a long time. However, scientists have been faced with the conundrum that vGPCR is not expressed either long enough or in enough of the cells within the KS tumor to be "pinned" down.
Now, Dr. Enrique Mesri of Weill Cornell and colleagues propose a new scenario and a new mechanism -...
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