virion

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12:56 Apr 25, 2020
English to Latvian translations [PRO]
COVID-19 - Science - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical (general), Science (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: virion
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
A complete virus particle that consists of an RNA or DNA core with a protein coat sometimes with external envelopes and that is the extracellular infectious form of a virus.

Example sentence(s):
  • When airborne, infective virus can drift through the air as an aerosol. In this form of transmission, “very small droplets that come out of our mouth very quickly evaporate the water off, and we’re left with a gel kind of material...that forms a bit of a protective environment for those virions to survive for longer,” Mackay explains. This is distinct from droplet-based spread of the virus. The Scientist
  • If you get enough virions on your hands and then touch your mucous membranes, including your mouth, nose and eyes, you could get infected. The Globe and Mail
  • Instead, the article suggests the cold makes us more susceptible to the virions and could activate dormant ones that are already inside us. It’s not just Covid-19, viral acute respiratory tract infections (vARIs) are also a major problem for microbiology. WBUR
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Definition from Tēzaurs:
Vīrusa daļiņa, vīrusa ārpusšūnas eksistences forma.

Example sentence(s):
  • Dabā vīrusi sastopami divos dažādos stāvokļos: miera stāvoklī ārpus šūnas vīrusu daļiņu jeb virionu veidā un šūnā — veģetatīvā formā. - Mikrobioloģija  
  • Vīrusiem nonākot deguna dobumā vai citās elpošanas sistēmas vietās, virioni iekļūst epitēlijšūnās, kur tie ātri vairojas. - Zemkopības ministrija  
  • Tā kā līdz šim HRV-5 virioni nav izolēti, peļu monoklonālo antivielu iegūšana pret tā proteīniem nav iespējama, vienīgā iespēja ir peļu imunizēšanai pielietot sintētiskus HRV-5 specifiskus peptīdus. - Zinātnes Vēstnesis  
Sandra Kuple
Latvia
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