xenotropic


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xenotropic

/xeno·tro·pic/ (zen″o-tro´pik) pertaining to a virus that is found benignly in cells of one animal species but that will replicate into complete virus particles only when it infects cells of a different species.

xenotropic

(zen″ŏ-trop′ik, zēn″, -trō′pik) [ xeno- + -tropic]
Of some viruses, capable of growing in a species that differs from their normal host
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00266-12) "A Multicenter Blinded Analysis Indicates No Association between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and either Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-Related Virus or Polytropic Murine Leukemia Virus.
Xenotropic murine leukaemia virus-related virus is not found in peripheral blood cells from treatment-naive human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients.
In order to examine the clearance of potential and unexpected viral contaminants, a panel of four model viruses rep resenting enveloped and nonenveloped viruses and a broad range of physical and chemical characteristics were selected: bovine parvovirus (BPV), xenotropic mucine leukemia virus ()(MuLV), pseudorabies virus (PRV), and bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) (Table 1).
Characterization of Model Viruses Used in Virus Validation Studies Virus Genome Enveloped Family BPV DNA No Parvo XMuLV RNA Yes Retro PRV DNA Yes Herpes BVDV RNA Yes Flavi Resistance to Physicochemical Virus Size (nm) Reagents BPV 20-25 High XMuLV 80-100 Low PRV 150-200 Medium BVDV 40-70 Medium BPV = bovine parvovirus; XMuLV = xenotropic murine leukemia virus; PRV = pseudorabies virus; BVDV = bovine viral diarrhea virus Table 2.
The virus, called xenotropic murine-like retrovirus (XMRV), "has never before been seen in humans, but it is closely related to one that is associated with leukemia in mice," Dr.
The virus, called xenotropic murinelike retrovirus (XMRV), "has never before been seen in humans, but it is closely related to one that is associated with leukemia in mice," Dr.
To the Editor: Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) is a recently described human retrovirus that has been associated with prostate cancer and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) (1,2).
Using highly sensitive PCR tools and a multiple set of primers to detect xenotropic and polytropic MLV-related sequences, we found no evidence of MLV-related sequences in blood cells from fibromyalgia patients or controls.
Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related gammaretrovirus (XMRV) was originally discovered in tissue from patients with familial prostate cancer homozygous for a missense mutation in the RNase L gene, R462Q (1).
Lack of evidence for xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) in German prostate cancer patients.
As a graduate student at the time, I observed that CEF of COFAL-positive embryos complemented envelope-defective Rous sarcoma virus, yielding pseudotype viruses with xenotropic properties.