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

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

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Genomic Clones

The following lambda (L) or cosmid (Z) clones covering the KSHV genome are freely available to noncommercial investigators from the AIDS Reagent Repository. Please cite Russo et al, PNAS 1996, 93:14862-7 for their use.

L36
L47
L48
L54
L56
L74
L80
Z2
Z8
pKS330Bam
pKS631Bam

 

 

 

 

 

 

Russo JJ, Bohenzky RA, Chien M, Chen K, Yan M, Maddalena D, Parry JP, Peruzzi D, Edelman IS, Chang Y, Moore PS. The nucleotide sequence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (HHV8). Proc Natl Acad Sci, USA 1996; 93:148627. [Full Text]