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nucleoprotein

 [noo″kle-o-pro´tēn]
any of a class of conjugated proteins, consisting of nucleic acids and simple proteins (e.g., a histone).

nu·cle·o·pro·tein

(nū'klē-ō-prō'tēn),
A complex of protein and nucleic acid, the form in which essentially all nucleic acids exist in nature; chromosomes and viruses are largely nucleoprotein.

nucleoprotein

/nu·cleo·pro·tein/ (noo″kle-o-pro´tēn) a substance composed of a simple basic protein (e.g., a histone) combined with a nucleic acid.

nucleoprotein

(no͞o′klē-ō-prō′tēn′, -prō′tē-ĭn, nyo͞o′-)
n.
Any of a group of complexes composed of protein and nucleic acid and found in the nuclei and cytoplasm of all living cells, as in chromatin and ribosomes, and in viruses.

nucleoprotein

[-prō′tēn]
Etymology: L, nucleus + Gk, proteios, first rank
a molecule in which protein is combined with nucleic acid in a cell nucleus.

nu·cle·o·pro·tein

(nū'klē-ō-prō'tēn)
A complex of protein and nucleic acid, the form in which essentially all nucleic acids exist in nature; chromosomes and viruses are largely nucleoprotein.

nucleoprotein

a complex of nucleic acid and protein, such as DNA complexed with the various types of HISTONE, in the nucleosomes of eukaryote cells.

nu·cle·o·pro·tein

(nū'klē-ō-prō'tēn)
A complex of protein and nucleic acid, the form in which essentially all nucleic acids exist in nature.

nucleoprotein (noo´klēōprō´tēn),

n a special group of protein substances that are in combination with nucleic acid. The essential component is the phosphoric acid radical. The nucleoproteins are generally confined to the nucleus of the cell and are intimately associated with chromosome and gene function.

nucleoprotein

any of a class of conjugated proteins, consisting of nucleic acids and simple proteins, e.g. a histone.
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Baculoviral clone selection and expression recombinant entire (N-PPRV) and truncated nucleoprotein of PPRV (420-525N-PPRV): Recombinant baculoviruses expressing NPPRV and 420-525 NPPRV were kindly gifted by Dr.
Derivation of the nucleoproteins (NP) of influenza A viruses isolated from marine mammals.
The selection of specific primers for the nucleoprotein region of rabies virus and rabies-related viruses increases the possibility of success to detect rabies infection (Heaton et al.
Tissue samples of testes of rainbow trout (Onchorynchus mykiss) and 6 month-old cat (Felix domesticus), for which cytochemical staining reactions for basic nucleoproteins are well recognized (Alfert & Geschhwind 1953; Rasch & Woodard 1959), were fixed in 10% neutral formalin and processed as above for tissue sections.
Because of its vital function, the nucleoprotein is highly conserved, making it a good potential target for antiviral drugs.
All samples were diagnosed positive for rabies by direct immunofluorescence test (DIFT) targeted to the viral nucleoprotein.
Two chapters are devoted to the general functions of the nucleoprotein in transcription and replication and to a detailed overview of its structural properties.
We added 250-[micro]L aliquots of filtered CM to 750 [micro]L of TRI Reagent (Sigma-Aldrich) and incubated the aliquots at room temperature for 5-10 min to completely dissociate nucleoprotein complexes.
We have generated promising preclinical data with our Hsp-influenza fusion protein candidate, which utilizes the highly conserved internal protein, NP, or nucleoprotein, to elicit a targeted cytotoxic T lymphocyte response against several flu strains.
Sequence analysis was conducted on the region coding for the COOH terminus of the nucleoprotein for measles virus cultured from three outbreak cases.
In 1993, the Merck researchers showed that a plasmid containing the gene for the internal nucleoprotein (NP) of influenza evoked an immune response to a different strain of the influenza virus in mice.
It was also known that chromosomes were nucleoprotein in character, containing both protein molecules and deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecules.