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Definition of the noun alphavirus

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  1. an arbovirus of the family Togaviridae that can cause a variety of encephalitis in horses
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic term: animal virus = an animal pathogen that is a virus
    • member of: Togaviridae = a family of arboviruses carried by arthropods

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Google previewViral Vectors for Gene Therapy (2003)

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 ...

Google previewFish 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 ...

Google previewEquine Clinical Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction (2011)

by Scott Weese, Dr. Graham Munroe, Graham Munroe

Etiology/pathophysiology Alphavirus is the most prominent genus of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

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.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

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, ...

Google previewConcise 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.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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 ...

Google previewMosby'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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (2004)

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, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

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 ...

Scrabble value of A1L1P3H4A1V4I1R1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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