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Definition of the noun alphavirus
What does alphavirus mean as a name of something?
- an arbovirus of the family Togaviridae that can cause a variety of encephalitis in horses
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Methods and Protocols by Curtis A. Machida
A typical alphavirus is an enveloped virus with single-stranded, positive-polarity RNA genome of approx 12,000 nucleotides. The genome is capped at the 5′ end and polyadenylated at the 3′ terminus. The alphaviral genome functions ...
Fish Viruses and Bacteria (2017)
Pathobiology and Protection by Patrick T K Woo, Rocco C Cipriano
Introduction Alphavirus is a genus of RNA viruses belonging to the family Togaviridae. Most known alphaviruses are mosquito borne and cause diseases in terrestrial hosts such as birds, rodents and larger mammals, including humans ...
by Scott Weese, Dr. Graham Munroe, Graham Munroe
Etiology/pathophysiology Alphavirus is the most prominent genus of ...
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)
Volume One by Larry R. Squire
Alphavirus Vectors Alphavirus is a neurotropic positive linear singlestranded RNA virus that can cross the blood–brain barrier. Its plus-strand RNA genomes self-replicate within the cytosol and express high levels of protein. Viral vectors that ...
Encyclopedia of toxicology (2005)
Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson
Alphavirus genomes can accept mutations in the conserved regions without destroying biologic activity. Only sequences at the 3′ and 5′ termini are indispensable for the genome to be amplified and packaged. In the region of the junction of ...
Alphavirus. Viruses of arbovirus group A and equine encephalitis viruses bear this name. Alphaxalone,. Alphaxolone (See ALFAXALONE.) Alsatian. (See GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG.) ALT. (See ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE.) Alternative.
by Joseph Segen
alphavirus. Group A arbovirus Virology A genus of the family Togaviridae characterized by 5060 nm virions containing a singlestranded linear RNA Pathogenic alphaviruses Eastern, western, and Venezuela equine encephalitis viruses, ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
alphavirus. n. any member of a genus of *arboviruses transmitted by mosquitoes. Many alphaviruses can cause disease in humans and animals, including *O' nyong nyong fever and *Ross River fever.
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
causedby anarthropod- borne alphavirus (family Togaviridae) withonevirus, but six antigenicallyrelated subtypes, withinwhich are variants. Thereare nonpathogenic and pathogenic strains. Non-pathogenic VEE viruses persist in sylvatic ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
Appendix 7 Infection control Arbovirus infections (including alphavirus, flavivirus and bunyavirus infections) Acute rheumatic fever Chancroid Food-borne illness in two or more related cases Gastroenteritis among people of any age, in an ...
The Dictionary of Virology (2009)
by Brian W.J. Mahy
Alphaviridae A misnomer – alphaviruses form a genus, Alphavirus, in the family Togaviridae. Alphavirus A genus in the family Togaviridae, the type species of which is Sindbis virus. All species in this genus except salmon pancreas ...
by Jennifer Shoquist, Diane Stafford
The alphavirus family— Sindbis virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, and Semliki Forest virus— may have an inborn propensity to move to antigen-presenting cells, macrophages, ...
alphavirus chains of hemoglobin. The homozygous form is incompatible with life, the stillborn infant displaying severe hydrops fetalis; the heterozygous form may be asymptomatic or marked by mild anemia. alphavirus /al′favī′′rəs/, any of ...
From Genome to Environment
Alphavirus infections in salmonids - a review.
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Video shows what alphavirus means. Any virus of the genus (family Togaviridae).. Alphavirus Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...
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