vesicular stomatitis virus


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ve·sic·u·lar sto·ma·ti·tis vi·rus

an RNA virus of the genus Vesiculovirus, in the family Rhabdoviridae, causing vesicular stomatitis in horses, cattle, sheep, and pigs.
Synonym(s): VS virus

vesicular stomatitis virus

A rhabdovirus which replicates in the cytoplasm of infected cells; most VSV victims were in direct contact with oral secretions of infected livestock Clinical Fever, chills, malaise, myalgia, N&V, pharyngitis. See Foot and mouth disease, Rabies.
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Sequence of the major antibody binding epitopes of the Indiana serotype of vesicular stomatitis virus.
Hosts of Lutzomyia shannoni (Diptera: Psychodidae) in relation to vesicular stomatitis virus on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, U.
Potential for contact and mechanical vector transmission of vesicular stomatitis virus New Jersey in pigs.
All of the viruses employed in the present study were derived from a wild-type Mudd-Summer strain (Indiana serotype) of the vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV).
Both firms will integrate and use their respective recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus (rVSV)-derived oncolytic and vaccine platform technologies to produce novel cancer drugs.
Using vesicular stomatitis virus and prostate and melanoma derived libraries, this is curative in mice and we have established its mechanisms and the key antigenic determinants (Nature Medicine, Nature Biotechnology).
Researchers made the vaccine by putting the DNA library inside a vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), which stimulates an immune response that can then track down and kill tumour cells.
Vesicular stomatitis virus was used as a positive control at multiplicity of infection 1.
5 January 2012 - Profectus BioSciences Inc, a US-based vaccine developer, said that, as of 27 December 2011, 20 volunteers have been immunised as part of its Phase I trial designed to asses the safety and immunogenicity of a recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus (rVSV)-vectored HIV vaccine.

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