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envelope

 [en´vĕ-lōp]
1. an encompassing structure or membrane.
2. in virology, the outer lipoprotein coat of a large virus, surrounding the capsid and usually furnished, at least partially, by the host cell. Called also peplos.
3. in bacteriology, the cell wall and the plasma membrane considered together.
nuclear envelope the condensed double layer of lipids and proteins enclosing the cell nucleus and separating it from the cytoplasm; its two concentric membranes, inner and outer, are separated by a perinuclear space.

pep·los

(pep'lōs),
The coat or envelope of lipoprotein material that surrounds certain virions.
[G. an outer garment worn by women]

pep·los

(pep'lōs)
The coat or envelope of lipoprotein material that surrounds certain virions.
[G. an outer garment worn by women]
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The effects of Puccinia lagenophorae on Senecio vulgaris in competition with Euphorbia peplus. Journal of Ecology 77:552-564.
Tereus told his wife that Philomela was dead, but Philomela made her story known by weaving it into a peplus, which she sent to Procne.
Ingenol mebutate is taken from the milky sap of radium weed--or Euphorbia peplus used traditionally as a treatment for skin conditions.
Kimberley Carter of the British Association of Dermatologists said: "This is a very small test group so it will be interesting to see what larger studies and the development of the active ingredient in E peplus sap will reveal."
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