Sendai virus


Sendai virus
Parainfluenza virus type 1 (Paramyxoviridae). Can cause fatal pneumonia in mice, and may cause respiratory disease in humans. The ability of ultraviolet-inactivated virus to fuse mammalian cells has been extensively used in the study of heterokaryons and hybrid cell lines.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Sendai virus — Sendai virus. См. вирус Сендай. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Sendai virus — Taxobox color = violet name = Sendai virus image width = px image caption = virus group = v ordo = Mononegavirales familia = Paramyxoviridae subfamilia = Paramyxovirinae genus = Respirovirus type species = Sendai virus Sendai virus (SeV), also… …   Wikipedia

  • Sendai virus — Sen·dai virus sen .dī n a parainfluenza virus (species Sendai virus of the genus Respirovirus) first reported from Japan that infects swine, mice, and humans * * * a paramyxovirus of the genus Respirovirus that causes latent infection in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sendai virus — Sendai′ vi rus n. vet mcr a paramyxovirus that tends to cause cell fusion: in inactive form, used in biological research • Etymology: 1960–65; first described in Sendai, Japan …   From formal English to slang

  • Sendai-Virus — Die Sendaivirus Infektion ist eine durch das Sendaivirus (auch Murines Parainfluenzavirus 1 genannt) aus der Familie der Paramyxoviridae verursachte Viruserkrankung. Eine natürliche Infektion mit diesem Virus kommt bei Mäusen, Ratten,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sendai virus — Pathol., Vet. Pathol. a paramyxovirus that tends to cause cell fusion: in inactive form, used in biological research to produce cells with multiple nuclei of different genetic constitutions. [1960 65; first described in SENDAI, Japan] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sendai virus — Pathol., Vet. Pathol. a paramyxovirus that tends to cause cell fusion: in inactive form, used in biological research to produce cells with multiple nuclei of different genetic constitutions. [1960 65; first described in SENDAI, Japan] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sendai virus — noun a virus, of genus Paramyxovirus, found in mice but is not pathogenic for humans; it has the ability to generate heterokaryons by fusing cells …   Wiktionary

  • Sendai вирус — * Sendai вірус * Sendai virus вирус, впервые выделенный в Японии, который вызывает широко распространенную инфекцию у мышей. S. в. широко используется при изучении слияния клеток, т. к. они способны модифицировать мембраны, что приводит к слиянию …   Генетика. Энциклопедический словарь

  • Virus — A microorganism smaller than a bacteria, which cannot grow or reproduce apart from a living cell. A virus invades living cells and uses their chemical machinery to keep itself alive and to replicate itself. It may reproduce with fidelity or with… …   Medical dictionary


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