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picornavirus

 [pi-kor´nah-vi″rus]
any member of a family of extremely small, ether-resistant RNA viruses, including the enteroviruses and rhinoviruses.

pi·cor·na·vi·rus

(pī-kōr'nă-vī'rŭs),
A virus of the family Picornaviridae.

picornavirus

/pi·cor·na·vi·rus/ (pi-kor″nah-vi´rus) an extremely small, ether-resistant RNA virus, one of the group comprising the enteroviruses and the rhinoviruses.

picornavirus

(pē-kôr′nə-vī′rəs, pĭ-)
n. pl. picornavi·ruses
Any of a group of very small viruses, including the enteroviruses and the rhinoviruses, that infect animals and consist of RNA surrounded by an icosahedral protein shell.

picornavirus

[pīkôr′nəvī′rəs]
Etymology: It, pico, small; RNA, ribonucleic acid; L, virus, poison
a member of a group of small ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses that are ether-resistant. The two main genera are Enterovirus and Rhinovirus. These viruses cause poliomyelitis, herpangina, aseptic meningitis, encephalomyocarditis, and foot-and-mouth disease.

pi·cor·na·vi·rus

(pi-kōr'nă-vī'rŭs)
A virus of the family Picornaviridae.

picornavirus

A family of small, single-strand RNA viruses that includes the polioviruses, the RHINOVIRUSES, the coxsackie viruses and the enteroviruses. From the Italian piccolo , small, and RNA.

picornavirus

a minute, non-enveloped single RNA strand virus, e.g. polioviruses

picornavirus

a member of the virus family Picornaviridae.
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These findings are significant because all known picornaviruses harbor the target for this DNA repair enzyme, despite the fact that their genetic material is made up of RNA rather than DNA.
It was already known that, in rare cases, picornaviruses can get into the brains of children and cause damage.
Picornaviruses are also responsible for serious conditions such as encephalitis, meningitis, inflammation of the heart, hepatitis A and p o l i o.
Moreover, researchers have already crystallized and imaged several picornaviruses, including those that cause polio and the common cold.
Furthermore, we will investigate how picornaviruses initiate infection by analyzing genome release from virions and its translocation across lipid membrane.
Used prophylactically, the drug prevented viral infection altogether when given to mice immediately before and again immediately after their exposure to various picornaviruses.
The protein, also known as MDA5, recognizes RNA of picornaviruses and mediates immune activation within the body.
New respiratory enterovirus and recombinant rhinoviruses among circulating picornaviruses.
They also focus on the activation and evasion of host antiviral signaling pathways by detailing RNA virus families, filoviruses, suppression of innate immunity, paramyxovirus and orthomyxoviruses, arenaviruses, picornaviruses, togaviruses, coronaviruses and innate immune responses elicited by reovirus and rotavirus.
The majority of viral respiratory infections are caused by picornaviruses, and in particular, the picornaviruses called rhinoviruses and enteroviruses.
His current research focuses on metagenomic discovery of novel human and animal viruses using deep sequencing, including rhabdoviruses, caliciviruses, picornaviruses, picaliviruses, hepeviruses, and astroviruses.
I am enthusiastic about the benefits that pleconaril will provide to patients with this disease and with other diseases caused by picornaviruses.