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Moloney virus

noun

Medical Definition of Moloney virus

  1. :  a strain of murine leukemia virus that causes lymphocytic leukemia in mice—called also Moloney leukemia virus, Moloney murine leukemia virus

Biographical Note for moloney virus

Moloney

,

John Bromley

(born 1924), American biologist. Moloney devoted his career to research at the National Cancer Institute. He studied the biological and biochemical properties of tumor viruses and leukemia agents, giving particular attention to the Moloney virus and the Rous sarcoma virus.


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