Example sentences for: paramyxoviridae

How can you use “paramyxoviridae” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • RSV is a member of the Pneumovirus genus in the Paramyxoviridae family, and contains a nonsegmented negative-stranded RNA genome of about 15 kb [ 5 ] . The minimal viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRP) consists of two virally encoded proteins, the large protein L and the phosphoprotein P [ 6 7 8 ] , and a third viral protein, M2-1 (22K), contributes RNA antitermination function and optimal processivity [ 9 ] . In addition to these viral proteins, the RdRP also requires cellular actin.

  • A member of the Paramyxoviridae family, RSV is a major causative agent of childhood respiratory disease and asthma [ 27 ] . Pediatric RSV disease claims about a million lives annually, and no reliable antiviral or vaccine currently exists [ 27 28 ] . A need to understand the molecular genetics of the virus and the function of the various gene products has thus been appreciated.

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