Rous sarcoma
noun Etymology: F. Peyton Rous died 1970 American physician Date: circa 1911 a sarcoma of chickens caused by a retrovirus (species Rous sarcoma virus of the genus Alpharetrovirus)

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  • Rous sarcoma — rau̇s n a readily transplantable malignant fibrosarcoma of chickens that is caused by the Rous sarcoma virus Rous Francis Peyton (1879 1970) American pathologist. Rous spent almost all of his career as a researcher at the Rockefeller Institute of …   Medical dictionary

  • rous sarcoma — noun also rous sarcoma or rous s sarcoma ˈrau̇s(ə̇z) Usage: usually capitalized R Etymology: after F. Peyton Rous b1879 American physician : a readily transplantable malignant spindle cell sarcoma of chickens that is transmissible by cell free… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rous' sarcoma — noun see rous sarcoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rous sarcoma — Rous′ sarco ma [[t]raʊs[/t]] n. vet a malignant tumor occurring in the connective tissue of poultry, caused by a retrovirus • Etymology: after Francis PeytonRous(1879–1970), U.S. pathologist, who described it in 1910 …   From formal English to slang

  • Rous sarcoma — /rows/, Vet. Pathol. a malignant tumor occurring in the connective tissue of poultry, caused by a transmissible RNA containing virus. [after F. P. ROUS, who described it in 1910] * * * …   Universalium

  • Rous sarcoma — [raʊs] noun a form of tumour caused by an RNA virus, which affects birds, particularly poultry. Origin early 20th cent.: named after the American physician Francis P. Rous …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rous sarcoma virus — n a single stranded RNA virus of the family Retroviridae (species Rous sarcoma virus of the genus Alpharetrovirus) that contains an oncogene causing Rous sarcoma * * * (RSV) a usually defective virus of the genus Alpharetrovirus that produces… …   Medical dictionary

  • Rous sarcoma virus — Rous sarcoma virus. См. вирус саркомы Рaуса. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Rous sarcoma virus — Taxobox name = PAGENAME virus group = vi familia = Retroviridae subfamilia = Orthoretrovirinae genus = Alpharetrovirus species = Rous sarcoma virus Rous sarcoma virus is a retrovirus and is the first oncovirus to have been described: it causes… …   Wikipedia

  • Rous sarcoma virus (RSV) primer binding site (PBS) — This family represents a structured region around the Rous sarcoma virus primer binding site (PBS). This region is known to be required for the efficient initiation of reverse transcription. [cite journal | last = Johnson | first = M | coauthors …   Wikipedia

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