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virus … a virus is an infectious agent that occupies a place near the … cdc.gov for coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) updates a virus is a small collection of genetic code, either dna or rna, surrounded by a protein coat. a virus cannot replicate alone. viruses must infect cells and …
Talking Glossary Spanish
virus … un virus es un agente infeccioso que está en el límite de lo que … de la enfermedad por coronavirus 2019 (covid-19) un virus es una partícula de código genético, adn o arn, encapsulada en una vesícula de proteínas. los virus no se pueden replicar por sí solos. necesitan infectar …
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Scientists are using an exciting gene editing tool called CRISPR/Cas9 to protect plants from harmful DNA viruses, strengthening the plant's protections.
… species. tobacco plants are susceptible to a destructive virus called tomato yellow leaf curl virus , which leads to stunted growth, abnormal leaves, and … and expensive problem. a method that protects against this virus would benefit plant health and crop yield. once the …
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AIDS is a collection of symptoms known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
… syndrome. … rna (ribonucleic acid), retrovirus virus … aids is a collection of symptoms known as acquired … it is caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv), which leads to loss of immune cells and leaves …
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A microbiome is all of the genetic material found in a microbe, such as a bacterium, fungal cell or virus.
… found in a microbe, such as a bacterium, fungal cell or virus . it also may refer to the genetic material found in a … found in a microbe, such as a bacterium, fungal cell or virus . ​ … microbiome, microbes, genetic material, microbial dna, gut dna, fungus, bacteria, virus , microbial genome … a microbiome is all of the genetic …
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An antibody is a protein component of the immune system that circulates in the blood, recognizes foreign substances like bacteria and viruses, and neutralizes them.
… viruses , and neutralizes them. … immune system, bacteria, virus , blood, circulation, disease, antigen … an antibody is …
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A microbiome is all of the genetic material found within an individual microbe such as a bacterium, fungal cell, or virus.
… an individual microbe such as a bacterium, fungal cell, or virus . … microbiome, human microbiome project, microbe, microorganism, bacteria, virus , genetic material … a microbiome is all of the genetic … an individual microbe such as a bacterium, fungal cell, or virus . it also may refer to the collection of genetic …
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A lysosome is a membrane-bound cell organelle that contains digestive enzymes. Lysosomes are involved with various cell processes.
… with various cell processes. … lysosome, cell biology, virus , bacteria, programmed cell death, apoptosis … a …
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Researchers from NHGRI, Oxford University and other National Institutes of Health centers have developed and tested a new method to predict hospital-acquired infections involving five other important pathogens.
… brief exposure to individuals infected with the sars-cov-2 virus . in a recent study , researchers from the national … pathogens. … hospital-acquired infections, bacteria, virus , pathogen, tracing … researchers from nhgri, oxford …
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A vector is any vehicle, often a virus or a plasmid that is used to ferry a desired DNA sequence into a host cell as part of a molecular cloning procedure.
… vector … a vector is any vehicle, often a virus or a plasmid that is used to ferry a desired dna … procedure. … cell, deoxyribonucleic acid (dna), cloning, virus , plasmid, yeast artificial chromosome (yac), genetic engineering … a vector is any vehicle, often a virus or a plasmid that is used to ferry a desired dna …