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Genetic determinants of EBV infection in lymphoblastoid cell lines

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Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), a ubiquitous herpesvirus that infects over 95% of the adult human population, has been implicated in the aetiology of a range of autoimmune diseases and tumours. In some of these disorders such as post-transplant B-cell lymphomas, EBV acts as a direct causal factor, in others, like Hodgkin's disease and nasopharyngeal carcinoma, it is an important co-factor. Additionally, EBV infection has been linked to several other diseases, most notably Multiple Sclerosis thro...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
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Czyz, W
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2015-07-28

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