Definitions

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  • n. A viral vector having envelope proteins from two types of virus
  • n. Something resembling, or having certain characteristics of, a data type.

Etymologies

pseudo- +‎ type (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They engineered a viral hybrid, called a pseudotype, featuring proteins from the Hendra virus on its surface but lacking Hendra's genome.

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  • They then added Ebola "pseudotype" viruses, artificially created virus particles made by wrapping Ebola envelope proteins around a core of genetic material from another virus.

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  • The pseudotype behaves in every way like its deadly counterpart, but ultimately, it only succeeds in replicating its non-lethal self.

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  • One 4channer says "I did it because YouTube keeps deleting music." pseudotype 14 points 2 hours ago pseudotype 14 points 2 hours ago mindbleach 6 points 1 hour ago mindbleach 6 points 1 hour ago

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