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The following list provides links to information related to RCAS vectors*:

  1. Plasmid: RCAS BP (A).  Vector Database (a digital collection of vector backbones compiled by the nonprofit plasmid repository Addgene as a free informational resource for the scientific community).

  2. Somatic genome editing with the RCAS-TVA-CRISPR-Cas9 system for precision tumor modeling.  Oldrini, B., Curiel-García, Á., Marques, C., Matia, V., Uluçkan, Ö., Graña-Castro, O., Torres-Ruiz, R., Rodriguez-Perales, S., Huse, J.T., and Squatrito, M. (2018) Nat. Commun. 9: 1466, doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03731-w.     [Full-text PDF]

  3. Model of the TVA receptor determinants required for efficient infection by subgroup A avian sarcoma and leukosis viruses.  Melder, D.C., Pike, G.M., VanBrocklin, M.W., and Federspiel, M.J. (2015) J. Virol. 89: 2136-2148, doi: 10.1128/JVI.02339-14.     [Full-text PDF]

  4. Using the RCAS-TVA system to model human cancer in mice.  Ahronian, L.G., and Lewis, B.C. (2014) Cold Spring Harb. Protoc. 2014(11): 1128-1135, doi:10.1101/pdb.top069831.     [Full-text PDF]

  5. Generation of high-titer RCAS virus from DF1 chicken fibroblasts.  Ahronian, L.G., and Lewis, B.C. (2014) Cold Spring Harb. Protoc. 2014(11): 1161-1166, doi:10.1101/pdb.prot077974.     [Full-text PDF]

  6. In vivo delivery of RCAS virus to mice.  Ahronian, L.G., and Lewis, B.C. (2014) Cold Spring Harb. Protoc. 2014(11): 1167-1169, doi:10.1101/pdb.top069831.     [Full-text PDF]

  7. Production of avian retroviruses and tissue-specific somatic retroviral gene transfer in vivo using the RCAS/TVA system.  von Werder, A., Seidler, B., Schmid, R.M., Schneider, G., and Saur, D. (2012) Nat. Protoc. 7: 1167-1183, doi: 10.1038/nprot.2012.060.      [Full-text PDF]

  8. RCAS-TVA in the mammary gland: An in vivo oncogene screen and a high fidelity model for breast transformation?  Du, Z., and Li, Y. (2007) Cell Cycle 6: 823-826, doi: 10.4161/cc.6.7.4074.
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  9. An RCAS-TVA-based approach to designer mouse models.  Orsulic, S. (2002) Mamm. Genome 13: 543-547, doi: 10.1007/s00335-002-4003-4.      [Full-text PDF]

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