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virulent

Extremely toxic, denoting a markedly pathogenic microorganism.

Origin: L. Virulentus, poisonous


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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... Antiviral Res. 2014 Sep;109:171-4. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2014.07.004. Epub 2014 Jul 11. Development of novel strategies targeting the highly virulent ebolaviruses is urgently required. A proteomic study identified the ER chaperone HSPA5 as an ebolavirus-associated host protein. Here, we show ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
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cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... of the small intestine and rapid dehydration. The gene encoding the cholera toxin is introduced into V. cholerae by horizontal gene transfer. Virulent strains of V. cholerae carry a variant of temperate bacteriophage called CTXf or CTXφ.

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by adithya528
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:49 pm
 
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... within recorded history. One is the myxomatosis virus, which was introduced by humans to cull rabbit populations. This evolved to become less virulent in order to increase its reproductive success before killing the rabbit, an event that has been recorded by scientists. Also, probably the ...

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Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:31 pm
 
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Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

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by herb386
Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:36 am
 
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Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

Investigation: The Effectiveness of 'Natural Antibiotics' against E. coli. Introduction/Aim With the recent data about virulent Escherichia coli being found in food and on surfaces, causing a range of medical problems of varying severity, it may be valuable to know the effectiveness ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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