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Definition of the noun adenovirus

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noun - plural: adenoviruses

  1. any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic term: animal virus = an animal pathogen that is a virus
    • more specific term: parainfluenza virus = a virus that causes upper respiratory infection

Alternative definition of the noun adenovirus


  1. Any virus of the family Adenoviridae, many of which are responsible for respiratory infections in humans

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Google previewApplications of Viruses for Cancer Therapy (2012)

Adenovirus is an important human pathogen While human Ads generally cause mild, self-limiting infections in immunocompetent adults, the virus can present serious ...

Google previewBasic Clinical Radiobiology, Fifth Edition (2016)

by Michael C. Joiner, Albert van der Kogel

Adenovirus is a human pathogenic, nonencapsulated, DNA virus.

Google previewRNA Interference and Viruses (2010)

Current Innovations and Future Trends by Miguel Angel Martínez

Adenovirus is a lytic virus of which the genome consists of 39 kbp dsDNA. During the late phase of infection the virus expresses high levels of the two structured non-coding virus- associated (VA) RNAs, RNAI and RNAII. These RNAs block ...

Google previewNetter's Pediatrics (2011)

by Todd Florin, Stephen Ludwig, MD, Paul L. Aronson, Heidi C. Werner

Adenovirus is the most common pathogen causing viral conjunctivitis. Other symptoms include fever, ...

Google previewViral Therapy of Cancer (2008)

by Kevin J. Harrington

Adenovirus The adenovirus is a non-enveloped virus that contains a linear double-stranded DNA genome. Adenoviruses are categorized by genome size, composition, homology and organization. They are grouped from A to F. Of the ...

Google previewHead and Neck Manifestations of Systemic Disease (2007)

by Jeffrey P. Harris, Michael H. Weisman

Adenovirus is the most common cause of viral pharyngitis. It is a doublestranded DNA virus. Serotypes 3, 4, and 7 are frequently associated with viral pharyngitis. It is transmitted by either respiratory droplets or direct contact. School-aged ...

Google previewCellular RNA Interference Mechanisms (2011)

by Dirk Grimm

Adenovirus is a dsDNA virus that expresses two structured noncoding RNA molecules, VAI and VAII. Both these RNAs are processed at low efficiency by Dicer to yield miRNAs which associate with the RISC.122,123 The functions of these ...

Google previewDiagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician (2011)

by Joshua Broder

Adenovirus is a classically described cause of mesenteric adenitis.204 Treatment of primary mesentericadenitis is supportive care, whereas a search for an underlying cause such as bacterial enteritis may be warranted. Surgery is not required ...

Google previewHuman Immunodeficiency Virus and the Lung (1998)

by Rosen

Adenoviruses Adenovirus is an infrequent, but potentially clinically significant ...

Google previewProteases as Targets for Therapy (2000)

by Klaus von der Helm, Bruce D. Korant, John Chris Dion Cheronis

Human adenovirus is a good model system with which to study the exploitation of virus-coded proteinases as targets for antiviral therapy. Because activation of AVP utilizes two cofactors, the viral DNA and the 11-amino-acid peptide pVIc, this ...

Google previewCardiac Cell and Gene Transfer (2003)

Principles, Protocols, and Applications by Joseph M. Metzger

Recombinant adenovirus is a useful vector for myocardial gene transfer because of the capacity for high-titer production, large insert capacity, and relatively low pathogenicity, as well as the ability to infect nondividing cells effectively. Moreover ...

Google previewAdenoviral Vectors for Gene Therapy (2002)

by David Curiel, Joanne T. Douglas

The approximately 50 known human adenovirus serotypes are classified into six subgroups, A-F, and all share a similar structure and genomic organization [17]. Adenovirus is an nonenveloped virus of ~150 MDa, composed of multiple copies ...

Google previewAdvances in Nucleocapsid Research and Application: 2011 Edition (2012)


According to recent research from the United States, “Adenovirus is a well- established viral gene transfer model system that presents two major hurdles when being considered for cell-specific targeting applications. First is the need to detarget ...

Google previewMolecular Cardiology for the Cardiologists (2012)

by Bernard Swynghedauw

Adenovirus is a DNA virus responsible for either flues or benign ailments. Several groups have tried to transfer genes into the cardiovascular sytem using such a vector. The yield of the transfection is for the moment the highest ever obtained ...

Google previewSpencer's Pathology of the Lung (2013)

by Philip Hasleton, Douglas B. Flieder

Adenovirus is a wellrecognized cause ofviral pneumonia inmilitary trainees butitalsocausessporadiccases of severe pneumonia. 11,12 Host factors are important determinants of disease severity. Chronic cardiopulmonary disease, smoking, ...

Google previewHuman Gene Therapy: Current Opportunities and Future Trends (2003)

by G. M. Rubanyi, S. Ylä-Herttuala

Adenovirus is a favoured vector for gene therapy, combining relatively large transgene capacity, ease of production, ...

Google previewSurgical Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders (2002)

by Daniel Tarsy, Jerrold L. Vitek, Andres M. Lozano

Adenovirus Vectors. The adenovirus is a double-stranded linear DNA virus that, in its wild-type form, causes a variety of mild flu-like ailments.

Google previewEnteric Infections and Immunity (1996)

by Lois J. Paradise, Mauro Bendinelli, Herman Friedman

Enteric adenovirus is the second most common pathogen after rotavirus, causing diarrhea in infants and young children. Calicivirus and astrovirus are less important pathogens that occur in sporadic gastroenteritis, but they occasionally cause ...

Google previewPediatric Acute Care (2011)

by Karin Reuter-Rice, Beth Bolick

VIRAL INFECTIONS David Nathalang ADENOVIRUS Pathophysiology Adenovirus is a double-stranded, non- enveloped ...

Google previewCardiovascular Medicine (2007)

by James T Willerson, Jay N. Cohn, Hein J.J. Wellens, David R. Holmes, Jr.

The advantage of adenovirus is that it is highly efficient means of introducing DNA, particularly into muscle cells such as the heart.14 However, the DNA does not persist beyond a few ...

Google previewClinical Infectious Disease (2008)

by David Schlossberg

Adenovirus is a commonly identified pathogen in outbreaks of acute viral conjunctivitis. Although usually associated with types 8 and 19, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) has been associated with several other serotypes and is highly ...

Google previewSurgical Research (2001)

by Wiley W. Souba, Douglas Wayne Wilmore

The adenovirus is a complex DNA virus, and its genome contains many overlapping sequences that code not only for the gene of interest, but also for viral proteins. New adenovirus is formed within approximately 30-40 hr postinfection and is ...

Google previewApplications of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology (2005)

by Viktor Nedovic, Ronnie Willaert

Adenovirus is a rather benign virus that is associated in humans with mild flu-like symptoms. A large proportion ...

Google previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics (2015)

by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina Felice Schor, Richard E. Behrman

Adenovirus is a particularly important viral pathogen that can occur early, although it typically presents after engraftment. Postengraftment Period The predominant defect in host defenses in the postengraftment period is altered cell- mediated ...

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