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Definition of the noun virino
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noun - plural: virinos
- (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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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 . Which. if either, of these model structures is correct remains to be seen. Much current ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
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, ...
by S. Choudhary
virino : A ...
by John M. Lackie
virino Hypothetical virus-like infectious agent À once suggested to be the cause of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Probably ...
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 ...
A feejeean and english dictionary: with examples of common and peculiar modes of expression, and uses of words (1850)
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Scrabble value of V4I1R1I1N1O1
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