Sendai virus

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Sendai virus

  1. A taxonomic species within the genus Respirovirus—causal agent of a respiratory infection among mammals, that is problematic among laboratory rodents.


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Sendai virus ‎(uncountable)

  1. a virus, of genus Paramyxovirus, found in mice but is not pathogenic for humans; it has the ability to generate heterokaryons by fusing cells