Sendai virus


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Sen·dai vi·rus

a parainfluenza virus type 1 reported to cause inapparent infection in many animals; also used extensively to effect fusion of tissue culture cells.

Sendai virus

n.
A paramyxovirus that causes respiratory tract infections in mice, rats, and other mammals, used in the laboratory to induce the formation of hybridoma cells that produce monoclonal antibodies.

Sendai virus

a paramyxovirus that causes a highly contagious disease of the respiratory tract of mice. It also affects rats but is usually subclinical in that species. The syndrome is one of pneumonia with dyspnea and a high mortality rate in young mice.
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Although tissue must be removed when the colloidal gold technique is used, the scientists are now evaluating another marker that is already being used in clinical imaging techniques and that might be engulfed by reforming Sendai virus envelopes -- thus providing a way to follow grafts in vivo.
With funds from Japan, IAVI, in collaboration with its Japanese partners, will continue to advance an AIDS vaccine candidate that is constructed using a paramyxovirus known as the Sendai virus.
Delayed clearance of Sendai virus in mice lacking class I MHC-restricted CD8+ T cells.
The vaccine consists of Sendai virus (SeV), a mouse virus that is similar enough to hPIV-1 to act as a vaccine, but different enough to have never been associated with a human disease, according to Karen Slobod, M.
In addition, pIgA, as opposed to IgG or monomeric IgA, neutralizes virus intracellularly, as first was shown with Sendai virus (24).
Parsimony analyses (12) with Sendai virus as outgroup placed PWMV in the cetacean morbillivirus clade with PMV and DMV, with moderate-to-high bootstrap values (N sequence = 70; P sequence = 100).