Susceptibility to an Avian Leukosis-Sarcoma Virus: Close Association with an Erythrocyte Isoantigen

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Science  25 Sep 1970:
Vol. 169, Issue 3952, pp. 1324-1325
DOI: 10.1126/science.169.3952.1324


A dominant gene for susceptibility to early steps of cellular infection by subgroup B avian leukosis-sarcoma viruses is associated with the presence of an erythrocyte isoantigen. This gene may control both an isoantigen and a cell membrane receptor for an oncogenic virus.

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