myxovirus


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myxovirus

[′mik·sə‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A group of ribonucleic-acid animal viruses characterized by hemagglutination and hemadsorption; includes influenza and fowl plague viruses and the paramyxoviruses.
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The myxovirus resistance 1(MX1) gene is a new candidate gene for AA that encodes the interferon-induced p78 protein.
A further study showed that IL-27 activates several IFN-inducible genes such as myxovirus protein, oligoadenylate synthetase, RNA-dependent kinase, and apolipoprotein B mRNA-editing enzyme-catalytic polypeptide-like (APOBEC)-3G, in human monocyte-derived macrophages [123].
The rapid, disposable, in-office assay provides the interpretation of both Myxovirus Resistance Protein A (MxA), an interferon derivative that becomes increased in the presence of acute viral infection, as well as C-reactive Protein (CRP), an acute-phase protein that is higher when bacterial infection is present.