ID#: 10217
This transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image revealed the presence of numerous intracellular, group C RNA tumor virus particles, which were present inside this central nervous system tissue specimen. The RNA tumor virus is a member of family Oncovirinae, and are linked to the initiation of tumors, otherwise known as oncogenesis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Fred Murphy; Sylvia Whitfield
Creation Date: 1975
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CDC Organization
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