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ecotropic

/eco·tro·pic/ (e″ko-tro´pik) pertaining to a virus that infects and replicates in cells from only the original host species.
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Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel human gene homologous to the murine ecotropic retroviral receptor.
In addition, NEUGENE compounds targeting ecotropic viral integration site 1 (EVI-1) have been designed to manipulate stem cells to enhance their therapeutic capacity.
Briefly, ecotropic BOSC23 cells were transiently transfected with pVSV/G and pGag/pol, pantropic retroviral packaging constructs, and retroviral vector containing Aktl/PKB[alpha], Akt2/PKB[beta].
Construction of retroviral vector and determination of retroviral titre: After confirming orientation ofthe HSV-tk gene cloned in pLTKSN it was co-transfected into 293 cells with an ecotropic helper virus pEcoLandau to produce ecotropic viral particles.
2001, 2002), whereas ecotropic PERV-C viruses only infect pig cells in vitro (Wilson et al.