volume 67, issue 1, P112-118 1993
DOI: 10.1128/jvi.67.1.112-118.1993
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Abstract: Mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV) is a slowly transforming retrovirus associated primarily with the induction of mammary tumors. It is widely accepted that T-cell lymphomas of various mouse strains are associated with extra proviruses of MMTV. These extra proviruses showed site-specific rearrangements in the U3 region of long terminal repeats (LTRs), consisting of about 400 nucleotide deletions and occasional substitution resulting in unique tandem repeats. However, the question of whether these mutant MMTVs ca…

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