Sindbis

Sindbis,

village in Egypt where the fever was first observed in the 1950's.
Sindbis fever - a febrile illness of humans in Africa, Australia, and other countries, caused by the Sindbis virus, and characterized by arthralgia, rash, and malaise.
Sindbis virus - the type species of the genus Alphavirus, in the family Togaviridae.
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In Sweden, Finland, Russia, and South Africa, Sindbis virus (SINV; family Togaviridae, genus Alphavirus) is an etiologic agent for outbreaks of rash and long-lasting polyarthritis (1).
Ross River (RRV), Getah (GETV), Sindbis (SINV) and Tembusu (Bunyamwera) were also been reported from the mosquito from different geographical locations (18-21).
Aedes aegypti salivary gland extracts modulate antiviral and Th1/Th2 cytokine responses to sindbis virus infection.
The proteins then assembled themselves into harmless balls that resembled particles of Sindbis virus - a relative of chikungunya and a fellow member of the alphavirus genus, which also includes a number of insect-borne viruses capable of causing dangerous encephalitis in humans.
NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cynvec LLC, a privately held biotechnology company focused on developing novel cancer therapies that harness the apoptotic ability of the sindbis viral vector, today announced that Frank Stonebanks, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at The 2009 New York Venture Summit on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 3:00 p.
North American Eastern equine encephalitis virus (13,14), Highlands J virus from North America (15), Western equine encephalitis virus (16) and Sindbis virus (17).
strain KOS) in HEL cells; vesicular stomatitis virus, Coxsackie virus B4, respiratory syncytial virus in HeLa cells; parainfluenza virus type 3, reovirus type 1, Sindbis virus, Coxsackie B4 virus and Punta Toro virus in Vero cells; and HIV-1 ([III.
The result was not only an outbreak of cholera but also a breeding ground for malaria as well as West Nile and Sindbis viruses added to the mix as a result of the increased mosquito population.
These plants were tested against three mammalian viruses: herpes simplex virus, Sindbis virus and poliovirus, at non toxic concentrations.
We suggest that there remains much unknown and unreported information regarding the disease course and pathophysiology of mosquito-borne alpha-viral arthropathies such as Mayaro, Chikungunya, O'Nyong, Ross River, Sindbis, and Barmah Forest at this point.
Researchers found the insect, best known for spreading malaria, also carries an organism called Sindbis that targets and kills malignant tissue.
356) described the use of the mosquito-borne Sindbis virus to kill cancer cells in lab dishes and mice.

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