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Lung Adenocarcinoma Originates from Retrovirus Infection of Proliferating Type 2 Pneumocytes during Pulmonary Post-Natal Development or Tissue Repair

  • Claudio Murgia,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council – University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, Institute of Infection, Inflammation and Immunity, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Marco Caporale,

    Affiliations: Medical Research Council – University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, Institute of Infection, Inflammation and Immunity, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, Istituto G. Caporale, Teramo, Italy

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  • Ousman Ceesay,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council – University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, Institute of Infection, Inflammation and Immunity, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Gabriella Di Francesco,

    Affiliation: Istituto G. Caporale, Teramo, Italy

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  • Nicola Ferri,

    Affiliation: Istituto G. Caporale, Teramo, Italy

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  • Vincenzo Varasano,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche Veterinarie, Facolta' di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita' di Teramo, Italy

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  • Marcelo de las Heras,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain

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  • Massimo Palmarini mail

    massimo.palmarini@glasgow.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council – University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, Institute of Infection, Inflammation and Immunity, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 31, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002014

About the Authors

Claudio Murgia, Marco Caporale, Ousman Ceesay, Massimo Palmarini
Medical Research Council – University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, Institute of Infection, Inflammation and Immunity, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Marco Caporale, Gabriella Di Francesco, Nicola Ferri
Istituto G. Caporale, Teramo, Italy
Vincenzo Varasano
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche Veterinarie, Facolta' di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita' di Teramo, Italy
Marcelo de las Heras
Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: massimo.palmarini@glasgow.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CM MC MP. Performed the experiments: CM MC OC GDF NF VV MdlH. Analyzed the data: CM MC MdlH MP. Wrote the paper: CM MC MP.