We are working hard to make new discoveries about Merkel Cell Polyomavirus. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with MCC, check out our page for patients and friends for resources and information.





KSHV LANA generates novel cytoplasmic proteins through non canonical translation initiation J Virol. 2012 Dec 19


Dr. Reety Arora defends her PhD thesis and publishes a killer paper in Science Translational Medicine. Congratulations, Reety! Badhai ho!


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Digital Transcriptome Subtraction Tools

For SAGE Tag Sequences from Conjunctival Carcinoma Libraries:
Feng H, Taylor JL, Benos PV, Newton R, Waddell K, Lucas SB, Chang Y, and Moore PS. Human Transcriptome subtraction using short sequence tags to search for tumor viruses in conjunctival carcinoma. J Virol. 2007 Oct:81 (20):11332-40. [Full Text] [PubMed]

Protocol: tag.analysis.pdf
Scripts: run_parse_blast.v2.pl
Database: DBFILE.human.genome
Data: BCBL1_2X_20mer.tags


For 454 Sequences from Merkel Cell Carcinoma Libraries:
Feng H, Shuda M, Chang Y and Moore PS. Clonal Integration of a Polyomavirus in Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Science 2008 319(5866): 1096-1100.[Full Text] [PubMed]

Protocol: analysis.pdf
Scritps: lucy-1.19p.tar.gz
Sourcecode: source_codes.zip
Data: 454Reads_SID3154.fna (66.5MB)
454Reads_SID3154.qual (166MB)
454Reads_SID3155.fna (54.1MB)
454Reds_SID3155.qual (135MB)



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