Viral Factors Involved in Marek's Disease Virus (MDV) Pathogenesis
Abstract Purpose of Review Marek’s disease virus (MDV) is a highly oncogenic alphaherpesvirus that causes various clinical symptoms including fatal lymphomas in chickens. The virus encodes several MDV-specific genes that play a major role in viral pathogenesis. This review will focus on the recent advances in our understanding of how these viral factors contribute to pathogenesis and tumor formation. Recent ... Read more