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Avian sarcoma leukosis virus

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What is Avian sarcoma leukosis virus?, Explain Avian sarcoma leukosis virus

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Avian Sarcoma Leukosis Virus | Cancer in Chickens | ASLV

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Medical vocabulary: What does Avian Sarcoma Viruses mean

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Medical vocabulary: What does Avian Leukosis Virus mean

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Carcinogenic Retrovirus Found in Eggs

Avian sarcoma leukosis virus (ASLV) is an endogenous retrovirus that infects and can lead to cancer in chickens; experimentally it can infect other species of birds and mammals. ASLV replicates in chicken embryo fibroblasts, the cells that contribute to the formation of connective tissues. Different forms of the disease exist, including lymphoblastic, erythroblastic, and osteopetrotic.
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