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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 previewBasic Clinical Radiobiology, Fifth Edition (2016)

by Michael C. Joiner, Albert van der Kogel

Adenovirus is a human pathogenic, nonencapsulated, DNA virus.

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 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 previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics (2015)

by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita M.D. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor

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 ...

Google previewHuman Genetics (2004)

by Dhar

Adenovirus is a large double-stranded DNA virus, that causes disease of upper respiratory tract and conjunctival membrane. Alleles are alternative forms of a gene at the same locus on homologous chromosomes. Am niocen tests describes ...

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 previewNeoplastic Diseases of the Blood (2012)

by Peter Wiernik, John M. Goldman, Tharaknath Rao, Robert A. Kyle

Adenovirus is a relatively common cause of respiratory tract infections in children less than 5 years of age, causing 2–7 % of respiratory tract infections and 5–11 % of viral pneumonia and bronchiolitis cases [356]. These infections are rarely ...

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 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 previewImmunotherapy, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics (2010)

by Isaac Yang, Michael J Lim

5,11–14 Delta-24 adenovirus is a well-developed vector currently in ...

Google previewGene Therapy of Cancer (2013)

Translational Approaches from Preclinical Studies to Clinical Implementation by Edmund C. Lattime, Stanton L. Gerson

Oncolytic adenovirus is considered to be safe com- pared to other types of viruses because adenovirus is a genetically stable and nonintegrating virus, unlike ret- roviruses, and it causes only mild, common diseases [16]. However, because ...

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 previewConstruction and Characterization of a Novel Fusion Protein from the Extracellular Domain of MULT1 and Transmembrane and Intracellular Domains of Fas and Its Therapeutic Evaluation for Cancer Treatment Using an Adenoviral Delivery System (2009)

Adenovirus is a non- enveloped icosohedral particle which carries a 36 Kb double stranded DNA genome. The capsid consists of three main components: hexon, penton and fiber (Figure 1.8). Hexon is the most abundant structural protein ...

Google previewDevelopment of Red Clover Necrotic Mosaic Virus as a Multifunctional Nanoparticle (2008)

Adenovirus is an attractive tool to apply in gene transfer applications for the following reasons. It has the ability to infect ...

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 previewBrody's Human Pharmacology (2009)

by Lynn Wecker, Stephanie Watts, Carl Faingold, George Dunaway, Lynn Crespo

Adenovirus is a double-stranded DNA virus whose genome consists of early genes (E1 to E4), which code for regulatory proteins necessary for replication, and late genes (L1 to L5), which code for structural proteins. To produce an adenovirus ...

Google previewMolecular Approaches to Heart Failure Therapy (2000)

With ... 16 Tables by Gerd Hasenfuss, Eduardo Marbán

The adenovirus is a double-stranded DNA virus with a 35 kb genome. The genome is organized into early and late genes. The early genes are predominately those required for replication and transcription of the viral genome , and the late ...

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