neurotropic


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neurotropic

[¦nu̇r·ō¦träp·ik]
(biology)
Having an affinity for nerve tissue.
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Our sequence analyses indicate that the identified astrovirus strains belong to the PoAstV-3 genotype, which clusters within the VA/HMO phylogenetic clade (Figure 2), as do most mammalian strains with known neurotropic potential (6,14,19).
Autopsy and postmortem studies are concordant: pathology of Zika virus infection is neurotropic in fetuses and infants with microcephaly following transplacental transmission [published online ahead of print August 24, 2016].
Dengue has classically been thought not to be neurotropic virus.
A neurotropic virus isolated from the blood of a native of Uganda.
Cervical dilation recorded after 24 hours of Valethamate bromide administration in this study might be due to its neurotropic (anticholinergic) and papaverine like action on cervical smooth muscles.
Chest radiograph and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination, including neurotropic virus (cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2, varicella zoster virus, Epstein-Barr virus and John Cunningham virus) testing were unremarkable and routine haematological investigations were normal.
One of the latter, called BDNF (for brain-derived neurotropic factor), was also increased in the blood of adult human patients with uncomplicated malaria who had participated in a clinical trial and received antimalarial drugs plus rosiglitazone, compared with other trial participants who had only taken antimalarials.
Two different clinical presentations producing distinct clinical symptoms and pathologic lesions have been identified in affected falcons, denoted as neurotropic velogenic and viscerotropic velogenic forms.
Vitamin D upregulates neurotrophins, such as NGF (nerve growth factor) and GDNF (glial-derived neurotropic factor), up to fivefold.
However, analysis showed that brain-derived neurotropic factor expression was higher in the RC segment than in the E segment.
boydii is neurotropic, and there have been instances of direct inoculation, systemic fungemia, and even pulmonary colonization in cystic fibrosis patients and patients with or status post Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections, some of which have lead to CNS infections.

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