MMTV


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AcronymDefinition
MMTVMouse Mammary Tumor Virus
MMTVMouse Mammary Tumor Virus Promoter
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In the 1 hour heat-treated tumor cells 48 hours after heat treatment, at higher magnifications the MMTV particles in the cytoplasm and those in the vacuoles were morphologically altered and converted into amorphous masses.
Some of the most intriguing hints of an infectious cause in humans come from how the basic geography of the disease syncs with prevalence of MMTV.
Numerous laboratories have reported that a gene segment that corresponds to a unique 660 base pair sequence of the MMTV envelope gene, known as the env gene, is present in 30%-40% of fresh and archival breast cancer specimens from patients in the United States, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina; 80% in Tunisia; and 10%-12% in China and Japan.
Although still controversial, (14,15) there is an increasing body of laboratory (16,17,18) and epidemiologic (19,20) evidence that supports the hypothesis that MMTV may be important in the development of some human breast cancers and other diseases.
The MMTV Live stage will feature an energetic romp through medieval life in the style of a Saturday morning kids' show.
MMTV chief Mike Mansfield, who signed the worldwide rights contract, said: "Lord Archer will earn a slice of the phone calls or internet charge every time someone votes.
By Jul 2006, about 20 provincial/city-level mobile TV stations joined in MMTV, and the terminal number accumulated to over 60.
18) On a molecular basis, the conversion of metanephric parenchyma to nephron epithelia requires many transcriptional factors, including WT1; eyes absent homolog 1 (EYA1); forkhead box C1 (FOXC1); PAX2; PAX8; growth differentiation factor 11 (GDF11); sal-like 1 (SALL1); SIX homeobox 1 (SIX1); wingless-type MMTV integration site family, member 4 (WNT4); and GATA binding protein 3 (GATA3) (6,7) These genes and their encoded proteins interact to form a network rather than a linear and hierarchic pathway.
657 Wingless-type MMTV Ligand for frizzled integration site family, transmembrane receptor member 10A family members -0.
Mutations in genes associated with the CTNNB1 [catenin (cadherin-associated protein), beta 1, 88kDa] gene--such as the SMARCA4 (sWI/SNF related, matrix associated, actin dependent regulator of chromatin, subfamily a, member 4) and CREBBP (CREB-binding protein) genes--reportedly occur in one of the 4 subgroups: tumors in the WNT (wingless-type MMTV integration site family) subgroup (24).
Several studies have detected the presence of MMTV in cancer tissues of patients with concurrent primary lymphoma and breast cancer, suggesting that the two neoplasms may have a common viral etiology.
The MMTV Live stage will feature an energetic romp through medieval-life in the style of a Saturday morning kids' show.