ecotropic

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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Identification of a common ecotropic viral integration site, Evi-1, in the DNA of AKXD murine myeloid tumors.
Activation of a novel gene in 3q21 and identification of intergenic fusion transcripts with ecotropic viral insertion site 1 in leukemia.
In addition, in vitro and in vivo functional studies showed that TET1 coregulated with MLL fusion proteins to prompt oncogenic target gene expression including HOXA9, myeloid ecotropic viral integration 1/pre-B-cell leukemia homeobox3 genes.
2001, 2002), whereas ecotropic PERV-C viruses only infect pig cells in vitro (Wilson et al.
The construct along with the ecotropic helper virus pEcoLandau (kind gift from Dr Robert Naviaux, Salk Institute, USA) was transfected in 293 cells and selected on G418 (GIBCO BRL, USA).
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].
In addition, NEUGENE compounds targeting ecotropic viral integration site 1 (EVI-1) have been designed to manipulate stem cells to enhance their therapeutic capacity.
Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel human gene homologous to the murine ecotropic retroviral receptor.