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See Spanish definition of virus
1virus masculine(infection/disease) (before noun) viral(infection/disease) (before noun) víricoshe's come down with a virus — ha pescado un virus informal
- When found outside of host cells, viruses exist as a protein coat or capsid, sometimes enclosed within a membrane.
- Such viruses enter the host cell and then rapidly multiply inside the cell before killing it.
- Bacteriophages fit the definition of parasite to a T. In many cases new viruses multiply inside a host until the bacterium simply rips apart.
- Unfortunately this means that a whole host of bacteria, viruses and prions are just waiting to be levelled at any of us at any time.
- The idea is to insert therapeutic genes directly into a patient's cells, using viruses or other agents as delivery vehicles.
- Among other things, biological agents include bacteria, viruses, fungi, pollen, dust mites and moulds.
- Importers want their products cleared quickly but fungi and other plant pathogens like bacteria and viruses don't always like to reveal themselves.
- Numerous virulence genes in pathogenic bacteria and viruses have been shown to be under positive selection.
- Virtually all pathogenic bacteria, viruses and fungi are anaerobic and will be killed by hydrogen peroxide.
- The evolution of a virus within a host has been shown to be strongly influenced by its environment.
- All microbes, be it viruses, bacteria, mycoplasma, fungi or parasites interfere in research.
- Bacteriophages are viruses that infect bacteria.
- A trend that is evident in the table is that viruses that infect bacteria are more tightly packed than the viruses that infect eukaryotic cells.
- Herpes and other viruses come with protein tool kits of their own.
- It may be difficult to recognize the virus within the cells due to the presence of similar sized ribosomes.
- Bacteria and some viruses multiply and mutate rapidly, and can evolve much more quickly than we can develop new drugs to fight them.
- A large number of viruses emerge from the host cell before it dies.
- White blood cells chase bacteria and viruses, preventing us from getting sick.
- Leucodepletion also reduces transmission rates of other cell associated viruses such as cytomegalovirus.
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