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Of or relating to degeneration or disease of cells.


of or relating to cytopathy


(ˌsaɪ təˈpæθ ɪk)

of, pertaining to, or characterized by a pathological change in the function or form of a cell, leading to its death.
[1960–65; cyto- + -pathic]
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BAb and NAb levels were measured by ELISA and viral cytopathic effect (CPE) assays, respectively.
The flasks were then incubated at 37[degrees]C and reviewed daily for cytopathic effect.
beta]-Santalol was investigated for its antiviral activity against influenza A/HK (H3N2) virus using a cytopathic effect (CPE) reduction method.
Finally, the identification under HAART of a persistent pool of HIV-infected CD4 T cells indicates that HIV cannot be cytopathic for every cell it infects.
Furthermore, in a clinical/diagnostic setting, this cell line offers a significant advantage in contrast to primary monkey kidney cells, which are frequently contaminated with a number of cytopathic simian agents.
The results showed that punicalagin reduced the viral cytopathic effect on rhabdomyosarcoma cells with an [IC.
Protective activity of tetracycline analogs against the cytopathic effect of the human immunodeficiency viruses in CEM cells.
Researchers at the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology studied the effect of quercetin on the flu virus using a cytopathic effect reduction method.
HSV cytopathic effect (intranuclear Cowdry type A inclusions) is identified most reliably in viable squamous epithelium, thus, brushings or biopsy of the ulcer edge, rather than the ulcer base, will have the highest diagnostic yield (Figure 4) [12,14-16].
Mycoplasma can be difficult to detect in cell culture because many species do not produce turbidity or cytopathic effects.
We suspected a malignancy, but histopathology of biopsy specimens revealed that the mass exhibited the classic signs of the HSV cytopathic effect, including the presence of intranuclear inclusion bodies, ballooning degeneration of epithelial cells, and a ground-glass appearance of some nuclei.
The cytopathic and cytogenetic sequelae of chronic inhalational exposure to formaldehyde on female germ cells and bone marrow cells in rats [in Russian].