Sv40

SV 40

noun
simian virus 40; a virus of the Papovaviridae family, originally isolated from kidney cells of healthy monkeys, and important in recombinant DNA and cancer research.
Also, SV-40, SV40.
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SV40 (ěs'vē-fôr'tē)
n.
A virus that causes cancers in monkeys and that is used widely in genetic and medical research.

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SV40
simian vacuolating virus 40
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