The Mechanism for Genetic Recombination in the Avian Retroviruses

  • Eric Hunter
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 79)


The purpose of this brief review is to discuss in the context of recent experimental data, the possible mechanisms involved in generating the high frequency of recombinant virus observed after coinfection of cells with two genetically different avian retroviruses.


Genetic Recombination Rous Sarcoma Virus Avian Sarcoma Virus Marker Rescue Allelic Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Hunter
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  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, The Medical CenterUniversity of Alabama in BirminghamBirminghamUSA

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