tobacco mosaic virus


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tobacco mosaic virus

n.
An RNA virus that causes mosaic disease in tobacco and some other plants and is widely used in research in virology and genetics.
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tobacco mosaic virus

n
(Plant Pathology) the virus that causes mosaic disease in tobacco and related plants: its discovery in 1892 provided the first evidence of the existence of viruses. Abbreviation: TMV
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tobac′co mosa`ic vi`rus


n.
a retrovirus causing mosaic disease in members of the nightshade family.
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Noun1.tobacco mosaic virus - the widely studied plant virus that causes tobacco mosaic; it was the first virus discovered (1892)
plant virus - a plant pathogen that is a virus consisting of a single strand of RNA
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References in periodicals archive ?
Humans have antibodies against a plant virus: evidence from tobacco mosaic virus. PLoS ONE 8(4):e60621 (2013); http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0060621.
tea tree oil against tobacco mosaic virus (Bishop, 1995), peppermint oil and thyme oil against herpesvirus (Schuhmacher et al., 2003; Koch et al, 2008), have been reported previously.
Las membranas electrotransferidas conteniendo la proteina de capside viral se incubaron con los anticuerpos policlonales (0,1ng/ml) contra los siguientes virus (American Type Culture Collection ATCC, Rockville, Maryland, EEUU): TMV (Tobacco mosaic virus), ORSV (Odontoglosum ringspot), CGMMV (Cucumber green mottle mosaic), PMMV (Pepper mild mosaic), FrMV (Frangipani mosaic) y KGMMV (Kyuri green mottle mosaic).
Researchers created a new kind of transistor by coating a tobacco mosaic virus with platinum nanoparticles, and a new study found that a cup of black tea can relieve stress.
Tambien se han informado para Costa Rica el "Tobacco mosaic virus" (TMV) y el "Tobacco ringspot virus" (TRSV) (Solis 1989).
Atomic force microscopy examination of tobacco mosaic virus and virion RNA.
It may also cause tobacco mosaic virus on eggplants, peppers, tomatoes, potatoes and related plants.)
At the end of each description, the boldface letters indicate whether that variety resists or tolerates one or more of these common tomato diseases and pests: F (fusarium wilt), N (nematodes), T (tobacco mosaic virus), V (verticillium wilt).