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Reverse Transcriptase in Type C Virus Particles of Human Origin

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Reverse transcriptase activity has been found in a type C virus isolated from a cell line from a patient with lymphoma which showed antigenic characteristics distinct from other mammalian type C viruses. These findings open several possibilities for determining the relationship of this virus to the pathogenesis of human lymphoma.

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GALLO, R., SARIN, P., ALLEN, P. et al. Reverse Transcriptase in Type C Virus Particles of Human Origin. Nature New Biology 232, 140–142 (1971). https://doi.org/10.1038/newbio232140a0

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