Sensitivity of Human Oral Tumor Cells to Human Adenovirus

Gary F. Guest, Wendell D. Winters

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Human cells in early passage cultures of benign oral tumors, normal oral tissues, normal lung tissues and, especially, in long-term established oral carcinoma cultures were highly susceptible to infection by human adenovirus types 5, 21, and 31. In contrast, replication of each adenovirus type was markedly limited in inoculated cells of newly-established oral squamous cell carcinoma cultures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1815-1823
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of dental research
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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