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Viral vectors

(noun) Plural form of viral vector.

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Need help in Micro!

... compare Phatyhelminthe & Namatode parasitic infections 15. Describe vectors and then discuss a disease caused by a vector. 16. Compare and contrast ... and virus (be specific not general) 17. Discuss the importance of viral "Host range" 18. Define "bacteriophage" and discuss ...

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by whitecaddy26
Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need help in Micro!
Replies: 11
Views: 6599

Question about viruses (particularly hiv)

... lipid envelope or the nucleic acids of the virus, thus rendering the viral particle inactive in terms of the ability to infect its target cells ... deliver genetic material into them - these can be used as gene delivery vectors. HIV is pretty typical as a virus: it is quite fragile and gets easily ...

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by biohazard
Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about viruses (particularly hiv)
Replies: 25
Views: 58020

What are methods to promote or suppress gene expression?

... examples assume that a retrovirus is going to be used to inject viral RNA into a cell. I'm not really too familiar with other methods that ... to know any I'd love to hear them). Though the problem with viral vectors is that sooner or later the immune system is going to gang up on ...

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by 1101
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What are methods to promote or suppress gene expression?
Replies: 2
Views: 6071

Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... frequently and are not transferred "horizontally" in the viral vectors. This "Occam's Razor. Paleontology has a lot of difficulties. Something is found, ...

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by LeoPol
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:43 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 592195


... A construct can be made to be inserted into the genome just like the viral DNA would be. Normally, viruses are not specific in their insertion ... so I could write about how in the "future" :lol: vectors could be engineered specific enough to target the exact location ...

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by sableg
Thu Dec 10, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Location of defective gene assisting in future treatments
Replies: 6
Views: 5689
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