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Masked virus

Masked virus

a virus ordinarily occurring in the host in a noninfective state, but which may be activated and demonstrated by special procedures such as blind passage in experimental animals.


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Vaccine for HIV

... killed HIV-1 does not retain antigenicity and the use of a live retrovirus vaccine raises safety issues. Most vaccines protect against infections ... the functionally important epitopes of the gp120 protein are masked by glycosylation, trimerisation and receptor-induced conformational ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Vaccine for HIV
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The Fiber Disease

... number of scientific reports have described evidence for a polyomavirus, simian virus 40, in a highly select group of human tumours. How did ... Dr. Strickler, the VEB multi-center study coordinator, compromised the masked positive controls and knowingly permitted Dr. Shah to re-test and ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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