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What does SV stand for?

SV stands for Simian Virus

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Serologic studies have shown that most adults have been exposed to HPyVs, and cross-reactivity studies have shown antigenic similarities between simian virus 40 and BK polyomavirus and, to a lesser extent, between simian virus 40 and JC polyomavirus (3-5).
Although the scientific community accepted that the simian virus made a trans-species leap to become the deadly infection known as AIDS, it does not explain how a relatively benign virus became lethal.
The new strain differs from the three known strains of HIV related to the simian virus that occurs in chimpanzees; the new strain appears to be closely related to a form recently discovered in wild gorillas, researchers report in Nature Medicine.
In order to investigate the role of histone acetylation in establishing an infection by simian virus 40 (SV40), we have analyzed formalin fixed and unfixed SV40 chromosomes obtained 30 minutes and 3 hours post-infection for the presence of tetraacetylated histone H4 and di-acetylated histone H3 using a combination of chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) techniques including quantitative ChIP assays with competitive PCR, depletion analyses, and competitive ChIP analysis.
The six earlier reports dealt with MMR vaccine and autism, thimerosal-containing vaccines and neurodevelopmental disorders, multiple immunizations and immune dysfunction, hepatitis B vaccine and demyelinating neurologic disorders, simian virus 40 contamination of polio vaccine and cancer, and vaccinations and sudden unexpected death in infancy.
Researchers examined nearly 400 tumors and control tissues and found the viral footprint for simian virus 40 (SV40) in the tumors of 43 percent of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.