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Defective Interfering Viruses MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Defective Interfering Viruses
Tree Number(s)
B04.265.135
Unique ID
D000089783
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000089783
Scope Note
Naturally occurring or synthetically made defective mutant viral genomes and particles which are incompetent in independent replication and interfere with normal VIRUS REPLICATION. Some synthetic defective interfering genomes may stimulate INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE and are candidates for potential vaccine and therapeutic approaches for virus infections.
Entry Term(s)
Defective Interfering Genome
Defective Interfering Particles
Natural Defective Interfering Viruses
Synthetic Defective Interfering Genome Viruses
Synthetic Defective Interfering Particles
Synthetic Defective Interfering Virus
Synthetic Defective Interfering Viruses
Public MeSH Note
2022; see Defective Viruses 1988-2021
History Note
2022(1988)
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/05/10
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