Semliki Forest

Semliki Forest,

forest in Uganda where the virus is transmitted by mosquitos.
Semliki Forest virus - an alphavirus in the family Togaviridae rarely associated with human disease.
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In the Semliki Forest virus (SFV), the fusion and exit of the virus is cholesterol-dependent (23, 43).
Cross-reactivity of antibodies to viruses belonging to the Semliki forest serocomplex.
The Semliki Complex is composed by eight viruses (Bebaru, Chikungunya, Mayaro, Getah, Semliki Forest, Ross River, O'nyong-nyong, and Una viruses) of veterinary and medical importance, usually causing human disease characterized by fever, arthritis and skin rash (5) (Fig.
Chikungunya virus belongs to antigenic complex IV (Semliki Forest complex).
The alphavirus Semliki Forest virus was first imaged by Vogel et al.
Scientists studied the herpes family of viruses, which can also cause cancer with the Epstein-Barr virus, and the Semliki Forest virus, which is mainly spread by mosquitoes.
While studying the phylogenetic analysis of chikungunya virus with the sequenced APRa-CTR isolate at nucleotide level with ONN (O'nyongnyong viruses) as an outgroup, inclusion of other representative members of Semliki Forest (DAK Arbs 6878) and Sindbis-like (Ar Mg 812 and B 448) virus was essential because they were quite distinct from the prototype strain and from all other isolates examined (11).
Human MxA protein confers resistance to Semliki forest virus and inhibits the amplification of a Semliki forest virus-based replicon in the absence of viral structural proteins.
El virus Sindbis y el Semliki Forest Virus (SFV, de sus siglas en ingles; el virus del bosque Semliki, de su traduccion al espanol) son ampliamente conocidos como modelos de estudios a nivel de biologia molecular y celular.
Researchers immunized the mice with recombinant Semliki Forest virus RNA, which encoded envelope proteins from influenza A virus, RSV, or tickborne encephalitis virus.
Maheshwari and his coleagues at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md., gave healthy mice one of five different antimalaria drugs and then injected the animals with either of two tropical viruses -- Semliki Forest virus or encephalomyocarditis virus.
When a virus is transmitted by a vector, it can be particularly difficult to confirm or exclude the infectiousness of human cases, as with Semliki forest, Barmah forest, and Rift Valley fever viruses.