Vincent, Dickson, Rich, and Alan review the 100 year old finding by Peyton Rous of a transmissible sarcoma of chickens, a discovery that ushered in the era of tumor virology.
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Links for this episode:
- Transmissible sarcoma of the fowl (J Exp Med)
- Sarcoma of fowl transmissible by agent separable from tumor cells (J Exp Med)
- 100 years of Rous sarcoma virus (J Exp Med)
- Early history of tumor virology (PNAS)
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