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Rabies pathobiology and its RNA virus agent – Lyssavirus

Having a dog as a pet presents a myriad of benefits. One of them is having a companion reputed for being charismatic and... Read More

Ribonucleic acid

Ribonucleic Acid Definition noun (uncountable), ribonucleic acids ri·bo·nu·cle·ic ac·id, raɪboʊnjuːkliːɪk... Read More

RNA virus

Definition noun A virus containing RNA as its genetic material. The RNA may be single stranded or double stranded. Examples... Read More

DsRNA virus

Definition noun A virus belonging to the Class III of Baltimore classification system in which the genetic material on its... Read More

Virus

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

SsRNA-RT virus

Definition noun, plural: ssRNA-RT viruses Single-stranded RNA virus with a positive sense, single stranded RNA genome but... Read More

Retrovirus

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

DNA virus

Definition noun A virus containing DNA as its genetic material and using a DNA-dependent DNA polymerase during... Read More

Virulence

Virulence definition In biology, virulence is defined as the degree by which a pathogenic organism can cause disease.... Read More

Tobacco mosaic virus

Definition noun, plural: tobacco mosaic viruses A mosaic virus belonging to genus Tobamovirus that causes mottling and... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Nuclear body

Definition noun plural: nuclear bodies nu·cle·ar bod‧y, ˈnjuː.kli.ər ˈbɒdi Any of the prominent non-membraned,... Read More

Yellow fever virus

Definition noun, plural: yellow fever viruses A Flavivirus species containing positive-sense, single-stranded RNA with about... Read More

Intron

Definition noun, plural: introns (molecular biology) A noncoding, intervening sequence of DNA within a gene that is... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Nucleoside

Definition noun plural: nucleosides A nitrogenous base (purine or pyrimidine) bound to a pentose sugar ribose or... Read More

Chromosome

Chromosomes Definition noun, plural: chromosomes. Word origin: Greek chroma ("color") + soma ("body"). What are... Read More

Diploid

Diploid Definition Let's first understand the meaning of the word - diploid. From the words ‘di’, meaning "two", and... Read More

Host cell

Definition noun, plural: host cells (1) A cell that harbors foreign molecules, viruses, or microorganisms. For example, a... Read More

Rev

rev (Science: molecular biology) A regulatory protein produced by hIV within infected cells. Rev helps transport HIV rNA... Read More

Phage

Definition noun, plural: phages (1) A bacteriophage: a virus capable of infecting a bacterial cell, and may cause lysis to... Read More

Bacteriophage

Definition noun, plural: bacteriophages A virus capable of infecting a bacterial cell, and may cause lysis to its host... Read More

Provirus

provirus (Science: virology) The genome of a virus when it is integrated into the host cell dNA. In the case of the... Read More

Transposon

Definition noun, plural: transposons A small segment of DNA that is capable of replicating and inserting copies of DNA at... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More