Detection of High-Molecular-Weight RNA in Particles from Human Milk

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Science  04 Feb 1972:
Vol. 175, Issue 4021, pp. 542-544
DOI: 10.1126/science.175.4021.542


Particles from human milk contain a reverse transcriptase and a high-molecular-weight (60S to 70S) RNA that serves as a template. These particles have two features diagnostic of known RNA tumor viruses.