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Definition of the noun virino

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noun - plural: virinos

  1. (microbiology) a hypothetical infectious particle thought to be the cause of scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the central nervous system; consists of nucleic acid in a protective coat of host cell proteins

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Google previewEncylopaedia of Molecular Biology (2009)

by John Kendrew

A virino is a composite structure of host protein and a host' independent molecule (possibly a small nucleic acid) which determines the strain of scrapie [6]. Which. if either, of these model structures is correct remains to be seen. Much current ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2003)

by Moselio Schaechter

The virino hypothesis has been proposed as an alternative to the protein-only hypothesis. It states that the infectious agent consists of viral nucleic acids complexed to host-derived PrP. This theory claims that PrP can be recruited by the viral ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Health (2003)

by David Worthington

virino vitamin virino A hypothetical fragment of viral deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that has been suggested as being capable of infecting a cell such as to induce it to produce multiple copies of the fragment and, consequently, thereby to cause ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Virino. A low-molecular-weight nucleic acid and a hostderived protein. (See ScrAPie for a possible example.)...

put upon them Viral Pneumonia of Cattle Virginiamycin Virino Virion Virology Virulence-Blocking Agents Virus Diarrhoea of Cattle ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

A virino or 'incomplete' virus composed of naked nucleic acid protectedbyahost protein. The BSE agent issmaller thanmostviral particlesand is highly resistant toheat, ultraviolet light,ionizing radiation, and common disinfectants that normally ...

Google previewEnglish-international dictionary (1908)

by Louis Beaufront, Louis Couturat, Paul Desdemaines Hugon

asistanto , to Bear, atestar witty, spritoza remark, spritajo wizard, sorcisto wolf, lupo woman, virino womanhood, virineso woman's rights, femin- ismo to wonder at, astonesar pri wonderful, astonanta wonderment, aston-o, -eso wont to, to Be, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

virino : A ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

virino Hypothetical virus-like infectious agent À once suggested to be the cause of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Probably ...

Google previewA Feejeean and English dictionary (1850)

with examples of common and peculiar modes of expression, and uses of words. Also, containing brief hints on native customs, proverbs, the native names of the natural productions of the Islands, notices of the Islands of Feejee, and a list of the foreign words introduced by David Hazlewood

Viri-a-taka, is also used in the sense of to put, or place, as well as cast; but more commonly with Koto, No, Toka, or Tu, as Virikoto-ra, S v- *° Put °r Place Virino f down; to lay ...

Google previewA feejeean and english dictionary: with examples of common and peculiar modes of expression, and uses of words (1850)

by Hazlewood

Virino ...

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