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  • adjective of a virus Having genetic material from two or more similar viruses

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Examples

  • The jackpot events in influenza evolution occur when two different types of flu viruses happen to get into an animal cell at the same time, swapping entire chromosomes to create "reassorted" viruses.

    The Path of a Pandemic

  • Or perhaps Vector One wrapped sandwiches at a fast food restaurant, and picked up the various reassorted "swine flu" strains that comprise this new variant of H1N1 from co-workers who had other versions of common flus.

    Alex Pasternack: Swine Flu Is the Twitter of Viruses

  • Tuesday, Mr. Odell said the company sees "positive trends in the categories that have been reassorted."

    Sale of Stores Boosts Pep Boys Profit

  • Dry shell crater upon shell crater upon shell crater -- all bordering one another until some fresh salvo shall fall and assort the old group of craters into a new one, to be reassorted again and again as the days go on.

    Letters from France

  • The three main characters are clearly Mary herself, Godwin, and Shelley, and their relations can easily be reassorted to correspond with actuality.

    Mathilda

  • Since there is one primary H7 lineage which persists and that has reassorted with the H9N2 AIV in poultry, it suggests that there is a reservoir with some link commercial poultry.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • This reassorted virus would then have to compete with the millions of other copies of the two original viruses in the host.

    Avian Flu Diary

  • This reassorted virus would then have to compete with the millions of other copies of the two original viruses in the host.

    Avian Flu Diary

  • For meiosis for the human female, the "final product" is one secondary oocyte or "egg" and three polar bodies (which contain uniquely reassorted DNA that was excluded during the process of meiosis).

    National Catholic Reporter

  • Despite the fact that the virus is the offspring of two swine viruses which may have reassorted in pigs, it has not been found to be spreading among pig populations.

    Canadian Online Health News

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