tobacco mosaic virus
noun Date: 1914 a single-stranded RNA virus (species Tobacco mosaic virus of the genus Tobamovirus) that occurs worldwide and causes mosaic disease in plants (as tobacco and tomato) especially of the nightshade family

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  • Tobacco mosaic virus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Tobacco mosaic virus Un monómero de la cápside de la variante larga del TMV …   Wikipedia Español

  • tobacco mosaic virus — Mosaic Mo*sa ic, n. [F. mosa[ i]que; cf. Pr. mozaic, musec, Sp. & Pg. mosaico, It. mosaico, musaico, LGr. ?, ?, L. musivum; all fr. Gr. ? belonging to the Muses. See {Muse} the goddess.] 1. (Fine Arts) A surface decoration made by inlaying in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tobacco mosaic virus — n. any of a group of RNA viruses affecting tobacco, tomatoes, and various other plants, causing a disease (tobacco mosaic) characterized by yellowish to dark green mottling of the leaves …   English World dictionary

  • tobacco mosaic virus — tobacco mosaic virus. См. вирус табачной мозаики. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Tobacco mosaic virus — Tabakmosaikvirus TMV unter dem Elektronenmikroskop Systematik Reich: Viren Baltimore K. ((+)ssRNA Viren) IV …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tobacco mosaic virus — noun the widely studied plant virus that causes tobacco mosaic; it was the first virus discovered (1892) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑TMV • Hypernyms: ↑plant virus …   Useful english dictionary

  • tobacco mosaic virus — noun a virus that causes mosaic disease in tobacco, much used in biochemical research …   English new terms dictionary

  • tobacco mosaic virus — Plant RNA virus, the first to be isolated. Consists of a single central strand of RNA (a helix of 6500 nucleotides) enclosed within a coat consisting of 2130 identical capsomeres that, in the absence of the RNA, will self assemble into a cylinder …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • tobacco mosaic virus — noun a virus that infects plants, especially tobacco, causing mottling of the leaves. Also, TMV …   Australian English dictionary

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