Individual chapters have been written by an international group of experts in their own field of research.
Immortalization of primary rodent cells by SV40 (A. J. Darmon, P. Jat).
Adenovirus early region 1 proteins
action through interaction (R. Grand).
Polyoma virus middle T-antigen: growth factor receptor mimic (P.R. Nicholson, S.M. Dilworth).
Pathobiology of human papillomaviruses (M. Stanley).
The function of the human papillomavirus oncogenes (D. Pim, M. Thomas, L. Banks).
Hepatitis B virus in experimental carcinogenesis studies (S. Schaefer).
Epstein-Barr virus and oncogenesis: from tumors to transforming genes (L. Young).
Human Herpes virus 8 (R. Jarrett).
Human Herpes virus &ggr;-deregulation of cell growth and apoptosis (F. Neipel, E. Meinl).
Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 oncoprotein, Tax: Cell cycle dysregulation and cellular transformation (K.G. Low, Kuan-The Jeang).
Proviral taggin a strategy using retroviruses to identify oncogenes (T. Möröy, M. Zörnig, T. Schmidt).
Viruses and apoptosis (E. Hammond, R. Grand).
Evasion of the immune system by tumour viruses (E. Blair, N. Phillpot).
Immunity to human papilloma viruses: implications for vaccine design (J. Steele).
Recombinant adenoviruses in cancer therapy (M. Powell, G. Wilkinson).