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Dead-end host

Dead-end host

a host from which infectious agents are not transmitted to other susceptible hosts.


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holographic origin of life

... viruses ,he can see that when viruses are not coming in contact with a host organism, they are a sum of chemical compounds that not fulfill the ... rest of the cells are changing. We say then that this organism has a dead cell.,but the organism as a whole is alive.Maybe this cell would be ...

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by minasole
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:19 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 13
Views: 17143

Re: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2

I come from one of those cultures where they prefer a woman dead rather than diseased. My husband gave it to me before we were married - ... are safe, but normally they are also kept "trapped" within their host cells because immune cells will destroy any viral particles that try to ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:40 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2
Replies: 4
Views: 21151

Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

... injecting its contents to the target cell and after that the host does the work (although some viral enzymes may take part in the processes, ... be just fine with the terms 'active' and 'inactive' (or, 'live' and 'dead', but those are not quite as good as viruses are not really 'alive' ...

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by biohazard
Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:36 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 51383

Re: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

So, if inactive means, effectively, 'dead' what is the term that is used for when a virus is not in a host, just hanging out looking to mug one? Is it 'dormant'? Also, what does the term 'attenuated' mean ...

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by biohazard
Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:48 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 51383

Re: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

So, if inactive means, effectively, 'dead' what is the term that is used for when a virus is not in a host, just hanging out looking to mug one? Is it 'dormant'? Also, what does the term 'attenuated' mean ...

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by Julie5
Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:24 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 51383
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