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capsid

[′kap·səd]
(invertebrate zoology)
The name applied to all members of the family Miridae.
(virology)
In a virus, the protein shell surrounding the nucleic acid and its associated protein core. Also known as protein coat.
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Although there is no change in structure and charge in A2013T, an alteration in the posttranslational modification capability can potentially affect the assembly efficiency of the viral capsid. Failure in the HBcAg assembly might then cause excessive accumulation of viral capsids within hepatocytes.
After the initial binding of viral capsid protein (VP1) to certain proteins on the cell membrane (Dugan, Eash, & Atwood, 2005; Dugan et al, 2007; Low, Magnuson, Tsai, & Imperiale, 2006), the BK virus enters into the cell by endocytosis and is then routed to the endoplasmic reticulum (Eash, Querkes, & Atwood, 2004; Jiang, Abend, Tsai, & Imperiale, 2006; Moriyama & Sorokin, 2008).
Single-assay combination of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) EBNA1- and viral capsid antigen-p18-derived synthetic peptides for measuring anti-EBV immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgA antibody levels in sera from nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients: Options for field screening.
As a matter of fact, several studies have implicated an impairment of the T-cell response in the PML development, and in particular, an effective cytotoxic T lymphocyte response specific to the viral capsid protein has been associated with greater control of JCV and longer PML survival rates [68-71].
EBV specific antibodies include Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA IgM) and Nuclear Antigen (EBNA IgG).
The structure of a thermophilic archaeal virus shows a double-stranded DNA viral capsid type that spans all domains of life.
As infected daughter cells migrate to the upper layers of the epithelium, viral L1 and L2 late gene products, the major and minor viral capsid proteins, are produced to initiate the vegetative phase of the HPV life cycle, resulting in high-level amplification of the viral genome.
This may be because the viral capsid proteins are only expressed in the uppermost layers of the HPV-infected epithelium and are not efficiently presented to the systemic immune system.
The differences in the viral capsid protein and bacteria cell membrane may result in the various microorganisms' susceptibility to ozone (Mudd, Leavitt, Ongun, & McManus, 1969; Pryor, Das, -& Church, 1991).
At her primary care physician's office, she had serologic testing done for EBV viral capsid antigen (VCA), early antigen (EA), and nuclear antigen (EBNA).
The discussion of the relationship of Platonic solids and the viral capsid helps develop a discussion about viruses.
Tests for antibodies to Epstein-Barr viral capsid antigen (EBVCA) or Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen (EBNA) are the most sensitive, are highly specific, and are also the most expensive for diagnosing infectious mononucleosis (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, based on validating cohort study).