poxvirus


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poxvirus

[′päks‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A deoxyribonucleic acid-containing animal virus group including the viruses of smallpox, molluscum contagiosum, and various animal pox and fibromas.
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Phylogenetic analysis of Chinese Sheep pox and goat poxvirus isolates.
used goat poxvirus as a vector for expressing H (rCPV -PPRVH) and F gene (rCPV PPRVF) of PPR virus and in accordance to the previous reports rCPV -PPRVH was found to be a more potent inducer of virus neutralizing antibodies compared to rCPV -PPRVF.
While molluscum contagiosum is caused by a poxvirus, warts are growths on the skin caused by infection with human papillomavirus (HPV).
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Poxvirus Infections, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
2), which is suggestive of acute hepatic necrosis or uremia, either condition, which could indicate that the poxvirus was impacting the liver.
Biosecurity and disinfection measures were based on the physicochemical properties of the virus of the Poxvirus genus.
It is the principal poxvirus causing human disease.
Infeccoes por poxvirus tem sido descritas em bovinos no Brasil, associadas com lesoes vesiculares confundiveis com febre aftosa e estomatite vesicular.
Clearly, there are other viral genomes that can serve as vaccine vectors such as adenovirus, poxvirus, and baculovirus.
Molluscum contagiosum is a skin disorder caused by DNA poxvirus and frequently seen in children.
Elde, Ph.D., a former postdoctoral researcher in Malik's lab, and colleagues conducted an experiment in cell culture using vaccinia virus, the type of poxvirus used in the smallpox vaccine, to mimic viral adaptation and evolution as it occurs in nature.
In collaboration with Jay Shendure and Adam Geballe at the University of Washington the scientists have found that the virus vaccinia, a member of the poxvirus family, increases the size of its genome when it confronts the immune system, thereby increasing the odds of a random mutation that will improve its survival.