Viral RNA Subunits in Cells Transformed by RNA Tumor Viruses

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Science  30 Jun 1972:
Vol. 176, Issue 4042, pp. 1418-1420
DOI: 10.1126/science.176.4042.1418


Single-stranded 35S and 20S viral RNA species are synthesized in virus-producing mouse and rat cells transformed by the murine sarcoma virus. A transformed hamster cell line that does not produce virus synthesizes 35S, but not 20S viral RNA.

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