herpes virus


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Related to herpes virus: herpes zoster virus, shingles, HPV virus
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Noun1.herpes virus - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
herpes simplex virus, herpes simplex - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
herpes zoster virus, herpes zoster - a herpes virus that causes shingles
EBV, Epstein-Barr virus - the herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis; associated with specific cancers in Africa and China
CMV, cytomegalovirus - any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems
varicella zoster virus - the member of the herpes virus family that is responsible for chickenpox
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The research has resulted in a map of an important protein complex required to trigger herpes virus infection, setting the stage for new therapeutics that may prevent the virus's access to cells.
Although scientists don't know whether there's interplay between the herpes virus and HPV, a herpes infection might rev up HPV growth or help HPV spread deeper into cervical tissue, Smith says.
Diagnostic HYBRIDS invents, develops, manufactures, and sells innovative diagnostic and analytical products for a wide range of viral respiratory diseases, herpes virus infections, and other specific viral and thyroid diseases.
London, July 7 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered the unusual structure of the protein complex that allows a herpes virus to invade cells.
CINCINNATI, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have used a genetically reprogrammed herpes virus and an anti-vascular drug to shrink spreading distant sarcomas designed to model metastatic disease in mice - still an elusive goal when treating humans with cancer, according to a study in the July 8 Gene Therapy.
In addition to the studies directed at herpes zoster, valomaciclovir is also being studied in a Phase 2 trial of acute infectious mononucleosis, a syndrome commonly seen in adolescents and young adults, caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), also a member of the herpes virus family.
Epstein-Barr, a herpes virus, infects more than 9 in 10 people worldwide.
It became the model for animal viruses that have a similar life cycle, including some tumor viruses and herpes virus.
A relative of the herpes virus that causes genital rashes, HSV-1 thrives in many types of cancer cells and can kill them.
Headquartered in Athens, Ohio, Diagnostic Hybrids innovates, develops, manufactures, and sells innovative diagnostic products for a wide range of viral respiratory diseases, herpes virus infections, and other specific viral and thyroid diseases.
Some type of herpes virus will affect nearly everyone at some time in his or her life.
Other researchers have similarly modified herpes virus and another cold virus to battle brain tumors (SN: 8/19/00, p.

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