tropism


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3,32) Biopsy and histologic examination will demonstrate pathogenicity and site tropism.
Tropism testing or co-receptor testing, like resistance testing, can be done either by phenotypc or genotype.
Amazingly, the virus replicated in turbinate cells is not capable of reinfecting turbinate cells because it changes its cell tropism again," Li says.
Use of the CCR-5 inhibitors is limited by their reliance on extremely expensive tropism assays and they will have little to no immediate place in the developing world unless both their pricing structure and their tropism assay reliance are resolved.
Effects of partial deletions within the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 V3 loop on coreceptor tropism and sensitivity to entry inhibitors.
While the role of gB genotypes in determining HCMV virulence and tropism and their association with clinical disease and outcome has been widely investigated in various settings (e.
An adenovirus vector with a chimeric fiber derived from canine adenovirus type 2 displays novel tropism.
It's inherent in the psychology of the voter, a certain tropism in the direction of past achievements.
Pfizer and Monogram to Make HIV Co-Receptor Tropism Assay Available Globally
Shifts in tropism (R5 virus shift to dual mixed) were infrequent in this trial and observed in all treatment groups including placebo, with subsequent optimal highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) resulting in viral suppression.
rightly sees that Wittgenstein's contribution to theological investigations lies not in his own remarks on religion but in his invitation to a linguistic tropism.
He went on to discuss how HIV strains are defined on the basis of their tropism.
In particular its tropism, the target tissue, in which it would reproduce was unpredictable, and there was no vaccine or treatment available,' he said.
Over the course of disease, the coreceptor tropism of the in vivo virus population typically expands to include chemokine receptor CXCR4 (X4), which confers a broader cell target range for the virus, and these viruses induce syncitium formation in transformed T-cell lines in vitro (syncitium inducing or SI).
Generalization may be a tropism, however, when scholars attempt to trace one relatively consistent idea over four centuries; the scope of Monstrous Imagination undoubtedly generates this asperity.