Author | Adi A. Prayitno


Cervical Cancer with Human Papilloma Virus and Epstein Barr Virus Positive

September 22, 2011

The Early-7 (E7) protein of HPV binds to the underphosphorelated form of the tumor suppressor protein - pRb and displaces the E2F transcription factor that is normally bound by pRb. The latent membrane protein-1 (LMP-1) of EBV prevents apoptosis of B cells by up regulating the expression of bcl-2, and it activates growth promoting pathway that are normally triggered by T cell - derivate signal.