simian virus 40

SV40. A virus that infects some types of monkeys. It may also infect humans, and was found in some polio vaccines tested in the early 1960s. Although the virus has been shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals, there is no evidence that it causes cancer in people. Also called SV40.

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  • Simian-Virus 40 — Systematik Reich: Viren Ordnung: nicht klassifiziert Familie: Polyomaviridae Gattung: Polyomavirus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • simian virus 40 — fȯrt ē n a double stranded DNA virus of the genus Polyomavirus (species Simian virus 40) that infects monkeys and has been shown experimentally to cause tumors in laboratory animals (as newborn hamsters) called also SV40 * * * (SV40) a species… …   Medical dictionary

  • simian virus 40 — simian virus 40. См. вирус обезьян 40. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Simian Virus 40 — See SV40 …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • simian virus 40. — See SV 40. * * * …   Universalium

  • simian virus 40. — See SV 40 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simian virus 40 late polyadenylation signal (SVLPA) — The simian virus 40 late polyadenylation signal (SVLPA) is an RNA element which promotes efficient polyadenylation. [cite journal | last = Wu | first = C | coauthors = Alwine JC | year = 2004 | title = Secondary structure as a functional feature… …   Wikipedia

  • Virus simien 40 — SV40 Virus simien 40 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • virus — viruslike, adj. /vuy reuhs/, n., pl. viruses. 1. an ultramicroscopic (20 to 300 nm in diameter), metabolically inert, infectious agent that replicates only within the cells of living hosts, mainly bacteria, plants, and animals: composed of an RNA …   Universalium

  • simian — [[t]sɪ̱miən[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n If someone has a simian face, they look rather like a monkey. [FORMAL] Ada Buck was small and ancient, with a wrinkled, simian face. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n Simian is used to describe things relating to monkeys or… …   English dictionary

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