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.
Other genes reported to be associated with AA include the myxovirus resistance 1 (MX1) gene on chromosome 21q22.
Purifying selection and positive selection on the myxovirus resistance gene in mammals and chickens.