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One of the earliest observations made about MMTV was that pregnancy or glucocorticoids and progesterone dramatically increased viral transcription and, as a consequence, virus production, as much as SO-fold (Bittner, 1958). The progestin/glucocorticoid receptor antagonist RU486 inhibits this induction. The DNA sequences controlling the hormone responsiveness, termed the glucocorticoid response elements (GRE),are responsible for the upregulation of virus production that occurs during lactation, when glucocorticoid and progesterone levels are elevated (Yamamoto, 1985) (Fig.