Definitions

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  • adjective virology Without a viral envelope.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ enveloped

Examples

  • In the lab, writes its inventor, Todd Rider of MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, "we have demonstrated that Dracos are effective against viruses with DNA, dsRNA, positive-sense ssRNA, and negative-sense ssRNA genomes; enveloped and nonenveloped viruses; viruses that replicate in the cytoplasm and viruses that replicate in the nucleus; human, bat and rodent viruses; and viruses that use a variety of cellular receptors."

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  • Other methods that result in inactivation of picornaviruses and other nonenveloped viruses include sodium hypochlorite, formaldehyde, and proteinase K.

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  • Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are nonenveloped viruses with a double-stranded circular DNA genome

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