from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of RNA-containing viruses, including those that cause influenza, typically having an affinity for certain mucins and causing agglutination of red blood cells.
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- n. any of a group of RNA viruses of Orthomyxoviridae and Paramyxoviridae families
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- n. any of a group of RNA viruses including those that cause influenza and mumps
We show that IL-27 activates signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT) 1 and to a minor extent STAT3 in a human HSC cell line and that it leads to the induction of STAT1 target genes such as interferon response factor-1, myxovirus resistance A and STAT1 itself.
The intracellular expression of TLR3 and type I IFN inducible myxovirus resistance protein A (MxA) protein as well as the level of apoptosis were analyzed by flow cytometry.