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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Program code written to replicate by attaching copies of itself to other objects within the system, and normally also having a detrimental effect. This may range from generation of...

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virus

Andrew Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 66 words.

A program or piece of code that is loaded onto a computer without the user’s knowledge and runs against the user’s wishes. All computer viruses are man-made and can replicate themselves....

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mosaic virus

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 66 words.

One of a range of virus diseases of plants. Examples include tobacco mosaic virus and cucumber mosaic virus. Some can attack ...

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Foodborne viruses

Marion Koopmans, Carl-Henrik von Bonsdorff, Jan Vinjé, Dario de Medici and Steve Monroe.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

June 2002; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 14349 words.

Abstract

Foodborne and waterborne viral infections are increasingly recognized as causes of illness in humans. This increase is partly explained by changes...

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barley yellow dwarf virus

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 113 words.

A virus that affects economically important crops including oats, wheat, triticale, rice, maize, and barley. It is a single-stranded RNA virus transmitted by aphids, and has a number of...

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beet yellows virus

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 84 words.

A pathogenic virus transmitted by numerous species of aphid, and a particular problem in the production of sugar beet. It causes significant yellowing of the leaves, particularly young,...

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Viruses, cancer and aids

Robin A. Weiss.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

December 1999; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2952 words.

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Patients with AIDS are at risk of lymphoma and Kaposi's sarcoma. These tumours are associated with the gamma herpesviruses, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)...

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Ecology of prokaryotic viruses

Markus G. Weinbauer.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

May 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 43034 words.

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The finding that total viral abundance is higher than total prokaryotic abundance and that a significant fraction of the prokaryotic community is...

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RNA-Seq reveals virus–virus and virus–plant interactions in nature

Mari Kamitani, Atsushi J. Nagano, Mie N. Honjo and Hiroshi Kudoh.

Edited by Rolf Kümmerli.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Soil Science; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8317 words.

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RNA-Seq, coupled with de novo assembly, enables the comprehensive and solid determination of virus infection, and revealed the virus–virus and virus–host...

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Respiratory virus infections and performance

A. P. Smith.

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations

July 1990; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Engineering (General). 4819 words.

Respiratory virus illnesses are a major health problem in that the acute infections and their consequences account for a substantial proportion of all consultations in general practice....

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Prevalence of GB virus C/hepatitis G virus in Hungary

Mária Takács, Katalin N. Szomor, Andrea Szendroöi, Ágnes Dencs, Judit Brojnás, Erzsébet Rusvai and György Berencsi.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

December 2002; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2326 words.

Abstract

In 1995 a new flavivirus, GB virus C/hepatitis G virus (GBV-C/HGV), was discovered. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of the...

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Zika virus: from pathogenesis to disease control

Luisa Barzon, Marta Trevisan, Alessandro Sinigaglia, Enrico Lavezzo and Giorgio Palù.

Edited by Arnoud van Vliet.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 14473 words.

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A comprehensive review of Zika virus biology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis and perspectives for vaccine and antiviral drug development.

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Sudden infant death syndrome, virus infections and cytokines

Muhammad W. Raza and C. Caroline Blackwell.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

August 1999; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6130 words.

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Many epidemiological risk factors identified for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) suggest a viral aetiology, e.g. exposure to cigarette smoke and...

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Receptors and routes of dengue virus entry into the host cells

Christine Cruz-Oliveira, João Miguel Freire, Thaís M. Conceição, Luiza M. Higa, Miguel A.R.B. Castanho and Andrea T. Da Poian.

Edited by Urs Greber.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 11207 words.

This review addresses the structural rearrangements of dengue virus proteins and their functions during virus entry into the host cells, exploring (a) the cellular elements...

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Bitter-sweet symphony: glycan–lectin interactions in virus biology

Wander Van Breedam, Stefan Pöhlmann, Herman W. Favoreel, Raoul J. de Groot and Hans J. Nauwynck.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 23162 words.

Glycans and lectins cover crucial roles in virus biology and their interplay often shapes the virus-host interaction. This review reflects on glycan-lectin interactions in the context of...

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Linking environmental prokaryotic viruses and their host through CRISPRs

Laura Sanguino, Laure Franqueville, Timothy M. Vogel and Catherine Larose.

Edited by Julie Olson.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Soil Science; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6226 words.

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We developed a method to recover data on virus-host interactions from environmental samples using CRISPR sequences. We applied this workflow to Arctic ice and...

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The oncolytic virus ΔPK has multimodal anti-tumor activity

Laure Aurelian, Dominique Bollino and Aric Colunga.

Edited by Martin Flajnik.

in Pathogens and Disease

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6436 words.

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A review of current data on the multimodal anti-tumoral activity of the promising oncolytic virus ΔPK including inhibition of the immunosuppressive tumor...

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TT virus in Hungary: sequence heterogeneity and mixed infections

Mária Takács, Katalin Balog, Gábor Tóth, Zsuzsanna Balogh, Katalin N. Szomor, Judit Brojnás, Erzsébet Rusvai, János Minárovits and György Berencsi.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

March 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2826 words.

Abstract

The majority of the viral hepatitis cases is caused by five hepatitis viruses (A,B,C,D,E). In 1997, TT virus was discovered. It was supposed that a...

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Protective role of host aquaporin 6 against Hazara virus, a model for Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever virus infection

Andrea Molinas, Ali Mirazimi, Angelika Holm, Vesa M. Loitto, Karl-Eric Magnusson and Elena Vikström.

Edited by Rich Boden.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

April 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4244 words.

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Interplay between water channel aquaporin 6 and Nairovirus described here are useful for better understanding how host cells protect themselves against virus...

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Transcutaneous immunisation with herpes simplex virus stimulates immunity in mice

Ali A. El-Ghorr, Rhodri M. Williams, Caroline Heap and Mary Norval.

in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology

December 2000; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4671 words.

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Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is common throughout the world and is a target for vaccine development. Transcutaneous immunisation is a novel technique...

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The rapidly expanding universe of giant viruses: Mimivirus, Pandoravirus, Pithovirus and Mollivirus

Chantal Abergel, Matthieu Legendre and Jean-Michel Claverie.

Edited by Alain Filloux.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

November 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 14724 words.

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The discovery of four families of giant viruses and how they impacted the concept of virus.

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