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By Brian W.J. Mahy

Thoroughly revised and up-to-date take into consideration the hot taxonomy and grouping alterations made by way of the overseas Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses of their eighth document, The Dictionary of Virology provides an authoritative and concise checklist of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from people to fish.

  • Includes the recent viruses of scientific or veterinary significance that experience emerged because 2001, similar to the recent human coronaviruses, SARS and NL63 and a brand new subtype of influenza (H1N2)
  • Includes new phrases in virology
  • Extensive cross-referencing and illustrative tables extra increase using this book

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In addition, recombinant proteins produced in insect cells with baculovirus vectors are biologically active and, for the most part, appear to undergo post-translational processing to produce gene products with similar properties to the authentic proteins. Bacuri virus A probable species in the genus Orbivirus, isolated from phlebotomine sandflies in the Amazon region of Brazil. Antigenically related to the Changuinola virus serogroup. Bagaza virus (BAGV) A species in the genus Flavivirus belonging to the Ntaya virus subgroup.

Since 1980, most viruses isolated from Australia appear to be less nephrotropic, and no longer cause high mortality. Auzduk disease virus A tentative species in the genus Parapoxvirus. Synonym: camel contagious ecthyma virus. Av-3 cells (CCL 21) A line of normal human amnion cells. AV 9310135 virus A strain of Whitewater Arroyo virus, in the genus Arenavirus. Avalon virus (AVAV) A strain of Sakhalin virus in the genus Nairovirus belonging to the Sakhalin virus antigenic group. Isolated from mosquitoes on Great 28 Avalon virus (AVAV) Island, Witless Bay, Newfoundland, Canada.

The glycoprotein gene sequence is closely related to that of human T-lymphotropic virus 1. bacteriocinogen A plasmid DNA present in certain strains of bacteria, which specifies production of a bacteriocin. Normally the bacteriocinogen is repressed, and the cell carrying it does not produce bacteriocin. The circumstances in which derepression occurs are complex and not completely understood. Hardy KG (1975) Bacteriol Rev 39, 464 bacteriocins Protein substances of varying complexity released by some types of bacteria which kill bacteria of certain strains within the same species.

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