vesicular stomatitis virus


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ve·sic·u·lar sto·ma·ti·tis vi·rus

an RNA virus of the genus Vesiculovirus, in the family Rhabdoviridae, causing vesicular stomatitis in horses, cattle, sheep, and pigs.
Synonym(s): VS virus
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vesicular stomatitis virus

A rhabdovirus which replicates in the cytoplasm of infected cells; most VSV victims were in direct contact with oral secretions of infected livestock Clinical Fever, chills, malaise, myalgia, N&V, pharyngitis. See Foot and mouth disease, Rabies.
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Woo, "Prophylactic alpha interferon treatment increases the therapeutic index of oncolytic vesicular stomatitis virus virotherapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in immune-competent rats," Journal of Virology, vol.
Extreme fitness differences in mammalian and insect hosts after continuous replication of vesicular stomatitis virus in sandfly cells.
They found that when the assembly of STAT1 chains was inhibited, type I interferons responsible for protecting against viruses such as vesicular stomatitis virus were unaffected, whereas type II interferons, which protect against bacterial infections such as listeria, no longer functioned effectively.
Brown, "Effects of chloroquine and cytochalasin B on the infection of cells by Sindbis virus and vesicular stomatitis virus," Journal of Virology, vol.
(Profectus), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel vaccine candidates for serious chronic infections, has entered into a research collaboration agreement with the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) to conduct proof-of-concept study with its proprietary, recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus (rVSV) vector technology as a preventative malaria vaccine.
Some specific subjects examined are the biochemical activities of the HCV NS5B RNA-dependent RNA polymerase, HCV replicon systems, HCV regulation of host defense, and recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV).
Biting midge, vector of vesicular stomatitis virus, Apr-22
The second contract, awarded in May 2002, supported the study of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) as a potential immunization vehicle for the delivery of HIV immunogens.
Population dynamics of Lutzomyia shannoni (Diptera: Psychodidae) in relation to the epizootiology of vesicular stomatitis virus on Ossabaw Island, Georgia.
perfringens, staphylococcus enterotoxin, vesicular stomatitis virus, Hantavirus).

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