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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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Endogenous retrovirus release also has ramifications for pharmaceutical proteins made in cell substrates (e.
The human genome has more than a thousand sites where a retrovirus has inserted its genes.
Generally, HIV that has developed drug resistance replicates less effectively than the drug-sensitive retrovirus.
Consequently, Cullen was initially skeptical that a retrovirus as old as HERV-K produces such a protein.
com/research/5gns2v/global_viral) has announced the addition of the "Global Viral Hepatitis and Retrovirus Diagnostic Tests Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
That gene encodes a polymerase enzyme necessary for the retrovirus to replicate itself.
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists say that a retrovirus, which inserted itself into the human genome thousands of years ago, may be responsible for some cases of the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gherig's disease.
The topics include the role of hematopoietic progenitor cells in retroviral pathogenesis, applying proteomics to study the pathogenesis and enhance diagnosis of HTLV-1, cellular factors involved in HIV-1 RNA transport, syncyins in normal and pathological placentas, non-human primates in HIV-1 research, retrovirus restriction factors, and HIV-1 interactions with small RNA induced silencing mechanisms.
IMOD project which has been started 8 years ago, now is going to pass its clinical tests and it is supposed for two thousands of patients to receive the medicine along with some other retrovirus medicines till the next year.
FLEECED:Researchers have used retrovirus study to discover that modern Welsh sheep originated in the south-west regions of Asia
CpG methylation of the LTRs of human endogenous retrovirus (HERV-K) (Lavie et al.
Tumors induced by MDV had about 102-fold more copies of MDV DNA than either tissues latently infected by MDV or tumors induced by retrovirus in MDV-vaccinated chickens.
2] This seems to be how populations adopt to retroviruses (there are no human examples, as HIV was the first retrovirus found to infect humans).
In particular, the patent provides Mymetics with broad coverage for a range of immunogenic compositions that elicit a selective immune response against a retrovirus but not against molecules of the host.
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.