common cold

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Synonyms for common cold

a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)

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PIGGY BACK: The cold virus is being used as a special messenger service
The HIV-1 gag replication-defective adenovirus vaccine candidate is based on a modified common cold virus, altered so it cannot reproduce and cause illness, as a vector.
GenStar's MAX-AD FACTOR VIII gene therapy product for Hemophilia A is a gene delivery system derived from a cold virus.
The fluid in the other tube is colored pinkish brown, indicating the presence of cold virus in the original allatoic fluid.
GenStar's gene therapy product for hemophilia A is a gene delivery system derived from the common cold virus.
Using diffraction, spectroscopy, and small-angle X-ray-scattering techniques, they can reveal the makeup of molecules and materials as diverse as the human cold virus, the enzyme HIV-1 reverse transcriptase, some high-temperature superconductors, and many crystals.
allergy symptoms is not surprising, since the start of the fall allergy and cold virus seasons coincide, making it difficult for those with mild seasonal allergy symptoms to know if they have a cold or an allergy.
Sneezes and snfffles signal that a cold virus has done more than make a nose drip.
GenStar's prostate candidate product is a genetically engineered cold virus that has multiple anti-tumor effects.
In 1977, the researchers shook the genetics community with related reports based on their independent studies of a common cold virus.
Last spring, Crystal reported using an altered cold virus to insert a healthy human CFTR gene into the lung cells of three cotton rats (SN: 3/2/91, p.
According to Cough Pops'(R) research director and formulating chemist, the product's exclusive chelated zinc formula produces a germicidal agent that makes the host environment hostile to the cold virus, not giving it a chance to take hold in the mouth or nasal cavity, the two areas that are the most likely entry points for germs.
His team looked at sleep patterns of 164 volunteers for a week then exposed them to the common cold virus and monitored their health for another week.
Scientists exposed 164 volunteers to the cold virus to test their ability to fight off the infection.