poxvirus


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poxvirus

 [poks´vi″rus]
any member of a family of morphologically similar and immunologically related DNA viruses, including the disease-causing orthopoxviruses.

pox·vi·rus

(poks'vī-rŭs),
Any virus of the family Poxviridae.

poxvirus

(pŏks′vī′rəs)
n. pl. poxvi·ruses
Any of a group of DNA-containing viruses, including those that cause smallpox, cowpox, and other poxlike diseases in vertebrates.

pox·vi·rus

(poks'vī-rŭs)
Any virus of the family Poxviridae.
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Results demonstrated that these two heterologous poxvirus vectors can elicit a broad [CD4.sup.+] and [CD8.sup.+] T-cell responses to the HIV antigens (36).
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Poxvirus infection in an American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) from Northwestern Canada.
Alem disso, os poxvirus sao resistentes em condicoes ambientais (FLEMMING & MERCER, 2007), e essa caracteristica provavelmente facilitou a infeccao dos animais que utilizavam a mesma pastagem.
Keywords: Molluscum contagiosum, Poxvirus, Virus diseases.
Previous research had demonstrated that a host-defense protein called protein kinase R (PKR) is a major hurdle to poxvirus infection.
Scientists have known for many years that the well-studied vaccinia poxvirus uses two proteins to inhibit the protein kinase R response.
This study ("Poxvirus infection in a cat with presumptive human transmission," Veterinary Dermatology, 2011) describes a case of cowpox infection in a cat and transmission to a caretaker.
In South America a few studies on the isolation of poxvirus have been published since the eradication of smallpox.
A phase I-II clinical trial with JX-594, a targeted and GM-CSF-armed oncolytic poxvirus, by the intratumoral injection in patients with liver tumors [Poster A156].
Poxvirus infections have been present since antiquity with the first evidence of smallpox (the best known poxvirus) found in Egyptian mummies of the 18th Dynasty (1580-1350 B.C.).