Tumorigenic Viruses Affecting the RES

  • T. Juhani Linna
  • Kenneth D. Thompson


The preceding chapters have dealt with the ways in which the mononuclear phagocyte system influences tumor development. Many of the avian and mammalian tumor viruses have been found to be immunosuppressive with concomitant changes in lymphoid organ morphology and in lymphoid cells. The discussion of immunosuppression by tumor viruses falls outside the subject of this review.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Juhani Linna
    • 1
  • Kenneth D. Thompson
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Central Research and Development DepartmentE. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc., Glenolden LaboratoryGlenoldenUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyLoyola University Medical CenterMaywoodUSA
  3. 3.Department of MicrobiologyLoyola University Medical CenterMaywoodUSA

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