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nucleocapsid

 [noo″kle-o-kap´sid]
a unit of viral structure, consisting of a capsid with the enclosed nucleic acid; it is generally inside the cytoplasm.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

vi·ri·on

(vī'rē-on, vir'ē-on),
The complete virus particle that is structurally intact and infectious.
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nucleocapsid

(no͞o′klē-ō-kăp′sĭd, nyo͞o′-)
n.
The nucleic acid of a virus together with the protein coat that encloses it.
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vi·ri·on

(vī'rē-on)
The complete virus particle that is structurally intact and infectious.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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It was concluded that the tubular structures initiated by organizing around the icosahedral nucleocapsid and depending on the number of furin processed proteins incorporated, terminated the envelopment process by normal membrane fission (budding) or by repeated incorporation of hexagonal protein arrays.
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Study of protection by recombinant fowl poxvirus expressing C-terminal nucleocapsid protein of infectious bronchitis virus against challenge.
Identification of nucleocapsid binding sites within coronavirus-defective genomes.
Identification of a common antigenic site in the nucleocapsid protein of European and North American isolates of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus.
Antigenicity of hantavirus nucleocapsid protein expressed in E.
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Phylogenetic tree based on complete nucleocapsid gene sequences of Puumala virus (PUUV) strains from Lithuania (LT), Latvia (Jelgava1), and other PUUV clades.
Cloning and expression of Rift Valley fever virus nucleocapsid (N) protein and evaluation of a N-protein based indirect ELISA for the detection of specific IgG and IgM antibodies in domestic ruminants.
All samples were tested for virus by real-time RT-PCR (5.6) and tested for antibodies against GOLV and HEBV nucleocapsid proteins by recombinant immunofluorescence assay (10).
Respiratory specimens from the 2 infected humans and the 5 dromedaries that were still positive at the second sampling were analyzed by dideoxy sequencing as previously described (13); the nucleocapsid gene sequences of all dromedary samples were found to be identical.
The translated nucleocapsid and S segment nonstructural proteins of both viruses are identical, and the polymerases and glycoproteins share 99% identity.

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