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  • adj. Burnet (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Burnet's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Burnet.

Examples

  • Q Fever is an infection caused by Coxiella burnetii, which is almost always related to direct or indirect contact with infected animals.

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  • The doctor had found several helpful things: the presence of bone marrow in the blood, indicating a severe bone fracture; sepsis, suggesting a deep cut or abrasion, and the presence of Coxiella burnetii, a bacteria responsible for Q fever, a zoonotic disease — one transmitted from animals to people.

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  • The doctor had found several helpful things: the presence of bone marrow in the blood, indicating a severe bone fracture; sepsis, suggesting a deep cut or abrasion, and the presence of Coxiella burnetii, a bacteria responsible for Q fever, a zoonotic disease—one transmitted from animals to people.

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  • The proposed rule includes information about the long-term health effects potentially associated with the nine diseases: Brucellosis, Campylobacter jejuni, Coxiella burnetii (Q fever), malaria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Nontyphoid Salmonella, Shigella, Visceral leishmaniasis and West Nile virus.

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  • The seven other diseases are brucellosis, campylobacter jejuni, coxiella burnetii, mycobacterium tuberculosis, nontyphoid salmonella, shigella and visceral leishmaniasis.

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  • C. burnetii infection to elucidate how this bacterium modulates autophagy and apoptosis to its own benefit.

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  • Coxiella burnetii is the etiological agent of the human disease, Q fever, and is an obligate intracellular bacterium that invades and multiplies in a vacuole with lysosomal characteristics.

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  • Coxiella burnetii modulates Beclin 1 and Bcl-2, preventing host cell apoptosis to generate a persistent bacterial infection

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  • C. burnetii infection modulates autophagy and apoptotic pathways through Beclin 1

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  • C. burnetii are affected by Beclin 1 depletion and by the expression of a Beclin 1 mutant defective in Bcl-2 binding.

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