horsepox virus

horse·pox vi·rus

the poxvirus causing horsepox.
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Horsepox - an equine disease caused by horsepox virus - is not a hazard to humans.
a company developing innovative pharmaceutical and biological products to address major public health challenges, today announced the publication of research describing the successful synthesis and characterization of a potential smallpox-preventing vaccine based on horsepox virus.
The peer-reviewed article, Construction of an infectious horsepox virus vaccine from chemically synthesized DNA fragments, published in the journal PLOS ONE, follows the announcement in March of 2017 of the complete synthesis of horsepox virus using synthetic biology technology.
The peer-reviewed article, "Construction of an infectious horsepox virus vaccine from chemically synthesized DNA fragments published in the journal PLOS ONE, follows the announcement in March of 2017 of the complete synthesis of horsepox virus using synthetic biology technology.
As an example, Science reported in July 2017 that a team of Canadian researchers synthesized the horsepox virus, a relative of smallpox, from genetic pieces ordered through the mail.
We compared molecular sequence data from 3 genes and a variable region of the poxvirus genome (Table 1) among BRZ-VACV isolates, available vaccine strains related to those used during the eradication campaign in Brazil, and other VACVs isolated from domestic animals (including endemic buffalopox virus in India [15-17] and horsepox virus [HSPV] from Asia [18]).