T-Lymphocyte Tolerance in RNA Tumor Virus Oncogenesis: A Model for the Clonal Abortion Hypothesis

  • Luigi Chieco-Bianchi
  • Dino Collavo
  • Giovanni Biasi
  • Paola Zanovello
  • Franca Ronchese
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 57)


Retrovirus genes are contained in the chromosomal DNA of most vertebrates and may be transmitted vertically from parent to offspring through the germ line, as well as horizontally as infectious virus particles.


Spleen Cell Immunological Tolerance Murine Sarcoma Virus Lytic Unit Immunological Unresponsiveness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luigi Chieco-Bianchi
    • 1
  • Dino Collavo
    • 1
  • Giovanni Biasi
    • 1
  • Paola Zanovello
    • 1
  • Franca Ronchese
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of OncologyUniversity of PadovaItaly

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