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any of a group of viruses that contain two single-strand linear RNA molecules per virion and reverse transcriptase (RNA to DNA)

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After a single infection, an endogenous retrovirus may build up hundreds of copies of itself in its host's DNA.
The scientists created pig genes that lacked the problematic retrovirus, then used a cloning technique to produce pig embryos, according to a statement from eGenesis.
The report covers the current scenario and the growth prospects of the global viral hepatitis and retrovirus diagnostic tests market for the period of 2015-2019.
Se extrajo el ADN de una muestra tumoral mediante un kit de extraccion comercial (Quiagen, EEUU) y para la prueba de PCR semi-anidada se utilizaron cebadores especificos (PI y PIII en la primera y PI y PIV en la segunda ronda) disenadas para detectar el ADN proviral en la region U3 del TLR del retrovirus exogeno productor de la enfermedad, siguiendo la metodologia descrita por Palmarini et al.
If this happens, and if the resulting embryo survives, the retrovirus can become a permanent part of the human genome, and be passed down from generation to generation.
Seeking to verify whether a culprit retrovirus indeed exists, Avindra Nath, M.
El mismo retrovirus fue luego encontrado en hombres con cancer de prostata.
Sequence analysis of porcine endogenous retrovirus long terminal repeats and identification of transcriptional regulatory regions.
The committee advised that the study application contained a number of deficiencies and did not satisfactorily resolve the risk of transmitting retrovirus infection to the public.
Scientists found the molecular fingerprint of the retrovirus in fluid from brains and spinal cords of patients with the mental illness.
Scientists found the molecular fingerprint of the retrovirus in fluid from the brains and spinal cords of patients with the disabling mental illness.
The findings suggest that this region of the retrovirus envelope protein may be forming a similar hole in the membrane of the host cell during the fusion process.
The treatment involves integrating a modified gene into a specially made retrovirus and injecting it into the affected brain to activate the administered drug so as to allow it to kill off the tumor, the members said.
Retrovirus Disease Br, Div of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research; Molecular Pathology and Ultrastructure Activity and Office of the Director, Div of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC.
Is HIV "a conventional retrovirus with a very simple genetic organization"?