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Visna

Known as: Visnas, Ovine Encephalomyelitides, Encephalomyelitides, Ovine 
Demyelinating leukoencephalomyelitis of sheep caused by the VISNA-MAEDI VIRUS. It is similar to but not the same as SCRAPIE.
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Review
1989
Review
1989
As is the case for some other RNA viruses, the amino acid sequences of retroviral proteins change at an astonishing rate. For… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Mutations were made by recombinant DNA techniques in an infectious molecular clone of the human immunodeficiency virus San… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Normal blood-derived monocyte/macrophages were found to be susceptible to infection in vitro by human T lymphotropic virus type… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Comparison of HTLV-III, the putative AIDS virus, with other related viruses, may help to reveal more about the origin of AIDS in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Visna virus is the prototype of the lentivirus subfamily of retroviruses that cause slow infections of sheep and goats. These… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
We have determined the complete 9202 nucleotide sequence of the visna lentivirus. The deduced genetic organization most closely… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
A study was conducted of the genetic relation between human T-cell lymphotropic retroviruses and visna virus. The human T-cell… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Unexplained debilitating dementia or encephalopathy occurs frequently in adults and children with the acquired immune deficiency… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Lentiviruses of sheep and goats cause slowly progressive diseases of the central nervous system (visna), lungs (maedi) and joints… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
A total of 56 Icelandic sheep were infected with visna virus by intracerebral injection of strain 1514 and the course of… Expand
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