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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2000
2000
The early stages of lentivirus infection of dendritic cells have been studied in an in vivo model. Maedi-visna virus (MVV) is a… (More)
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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… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Normal blood-derived monocyte/macrophages were found to be susceptible to infection in vitro by human T lymphotropic virus type… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Visna virus is the prototype of the lentivirus subfamily of retroviruses that cause slow infections of sheep and goats. These… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
We have determined the complete 9202 nucleotide sequence of the visna lentivirus. The deduced genetic organization most closely… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Lentiviruses of sheep and goats cause slowly progressive diseases of the central nervous system (visna), lungs (maedi) and joints… (More)
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1977
1977
Visna viruses isolated from persistently infected sheep were antigenically distinct from the plaque-purified virus used for… (More)
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1977
1977
The influence of the age and immune status of the host on the slow replication and persistence of visna virus in sheep was… (More)
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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… (More)
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1958
1958
VISNA, a slow demyelinating infection of the central nervous system of sheep was described in an earlier publication (Sigurdsson… (More)
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