TITLE

nucleocapsid

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1484
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "nucleocapsid" is presented. Nucleocapsid refers to the protein coat and the viral nucleic acid in a virus. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21237943

 

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