ectromelia


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ectromelia

[‚ek·tra′mē·lē·ə]
(medicine)
A congenital absence or an anomaly of one or more limbs.
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Data from Chimerix's completed mouse ectromelia and rabbitpox studies are intended to address the requirement under the FDA's Animal Efficacy Rule for two different animal models of efficacy.
Altogether, 212/214 predicted proteins had results in the nonredundant database; most (191) best-hit results were obtained for cowpox virus from various previously described strains, 9 for vaccinia virus, 4 for variola virus, 3 for monkeypoxvirus, 2 for ectromelia virus, and 1 each for horsepox, camelpox, and taterapox.
Hind limb deformities (ectromelia, ectrodactyly) in free living anurans from agricultural habitats.
Its important contribution to the virulence of VACV and ectromelia virus, a related mousespecific virus that also encodes a B18 orthologue, has been demonstrated in mouse models of infection [13,23].
Ramshaw, "Expression of Mouse Interleukin-4 by a Recombinant Ectromelia Virus Suppresses Cytolytic Lymphocyte Responses and Overcomes Genetic Resistance to Mousepox," Journal of Virology 75, no.
See Ronald J Jackson et al, "Expression of Mouse Interleukin-4 by a Recombinant Ectromelia Virus Suppresses Cytolytic Lymphocyte Responses and Overcomes Genetic Resistance to Mousepox" (2001) 75:3J Virology 1205.
Hindlimb deformities (ectromelia, ectrodactyly) in free-living anurans from agricultural habitats.
De fato, apos a coleta dos animais e o transporte para o laboratorio, foram detectadas malformacoes apendiculares (ectromelia, ou ausencia congenita ou desenvolvimento incompleto dos ossos longos de um ou mais membros locomotores; sindactilia, ou fusao das falanges dos membros anteriores; e cruzamento do 4 dedo sobre o 3 dedo do membro anterior esquerdo sensu Meteyer (14)) em 10% dos sapos-cururu coletados (cinco individuos).
La malformacion de MAI se identifico como polimelia, mientras que la del MPD correspondio a ectromelia de femur.
The possibility that researchers could genetically manipulate the natural enemies of non-native species to kill them faster and better, thus protecting the "natural" environment, attracted public notice in 2001, when a team of virologists, seeking to control non-native rodents in Australia, announced that it had had added an interleukin-4 gene, which suppresses the immune response, to ectromelia or mousepox virus.
Nonzoonotic poxviruses in animals include variola virus (only infects humans), volepox, ectromelia virus (rodents), raccoonpox, skunkpox, and taterapox (gerbils) and are not covered.
Se describiran los rasgos morfologicos vasculares evidenciados en los casos y se realiza una revision estructurada de la literatura en la base de datos MedLine desde 1990 a 2006 con los terminos "Ectromelia" y "Vascular Abnormality" para su discusion.