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Issue #Premier, November 2000
While the polio vaccine was hailed throughout the world as a miracle when it was introduced in the 1950s, scientists then were unaware of a still mysterious virus lurking in its wake
The structure of simian virus 40(SV40) refined at 3.1 A resolution. Cancer researchers have recently shown that SV40 causes malignant transformation of human mesothelial cells. Those same researchers are now trying to
From the earliest days of its existence, mesothelioma has been a medical and scientific puzzle. The pieces of this puzzle involve the challenging diagnosis of the tumor; the association
Depending upon whom we represent, asbestos lawyers either eagerly await or dread any new scientific research on SV40. Simian virus 40 is a DNA tumor virus of, as its name suggests, monkeys
One of the first, and some believe still the most favored, venues for asbestos litigation in Texas is Beaumont, the county seat of Jefferson County and the site of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District