inclusion body


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inclusion body

n.
An abnormal structure in a cell nucleus or cytoplasm having characteristic staining properties and usually composed of protein, occurring primarily in infectious diseases, especially viral infections such as rabies.

inclusion body

n
(Pathology) pathol any of the small particles found in the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells infected with certain viruses
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inclusion body - any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases); "an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell"
body - an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects; "heavenly body"
plasmid, plasmid DNA - a small cellular inclusion consisting of a ring of DNA that is not in a chromosome but is capable of autonomous replication
cancer body, Russell's body - an inclusion body found in plasma cells in cases of cancer
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Notably, the size of the inclusion body was much smaller for clinical strains than for reference strains.
Inclusion Body Myositis causes a gradual deterioration of muscle strength and can affect most limb muscles.
Inclusion body formation reduces levels of mutant huntingtin and the risk of neuronal death.
Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is an inflammatory myoplathy characterized by progressive muscle weakness.
BaroFold is applying its Pressure Enabled Protein Manufacturing (PreEMT[TM]) Technology to transform inclusion body refolding and improve the efficacy and safety of a wide variety of protein therapeutics for its industry partners.
Hook's letter noted that inclusion body disease can cause bizarre behavior and digestive problems--Larry once refused to eat for six months--and that the virus causing the condition was unknown.
Finally, published data indicate a large amount of variability in the region that includes the A-type inclusion body gene of the BRZ-VACV isolates (5,9,11-13).
Inclusion body hepatitis and hemorrhagic enteritis in two African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus) associated with adenovirus.
Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is one of the most frequent types of acquired inflammatory myopathy, typically affecting white men older than 50 years.
These same proteins accumulate in thread-like deposits called amyloid fibrils in the nerve and muscle cells of patients with ALS, frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and inclusion body myopathy (IBM).
Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough therapy designation to BYM338 for sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM).