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Search Results for: retrovirus

Retrovirus

Definition noun, plural: retroviruses Any of the group of viruses in the family Retroviridae. The virus is characterized by... Read More

Hiv

Hiv --> <a href="https://www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/human-Immunodeficiency">virus (Science: virology) a... Read More

Virus

Definition noun, plural: viruses A submicroscopic infectious agent that is unable to grow or reproduce outside a host... Read More

Aids

Aids --> <a href="https://www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/acquired-Immunodeficiency">syndrome (Science:... Read More

Oncogene

Oncogene (Science: molecular biology, oncology) Mutated and/or overexpressed version of a normal gene of animal cells (the... Read More

Visna maedi virus

Visna maedi virus (Science: virology) A retrovirus of sheep and goats. A member of the lentivirus subfamily related to... Read More

Complementary DNA

Definition noun A double stranded DNA produced from the messenger RNA synthesis in a reaction catalyzed by an enzymes... Read More

Retrotransposon

Definition noun, plural: retrotransposons A transposon that is amplified via reverse transcription, i.e. the DNA element is... Read More