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Vaccinia virus

Introduction: Vaccinia virus

Description of Vaccinia virus

Vaccinia virus: does not occur in nature, propagated in the laboratory for use as an active vaccine against smallpox; possibly a derivative or recombinant of cowpox or smallpox viruses; used experimentally as a vector for genes expressing foreign protein antigens.
Source: CRISP

Vaccinia virus: The type species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS, related to COWPOX VIRUS, but whose true origin is unknown. It has been used as a live vaccine against SMALLPOX. It is also used as a vector for inserting foreign DNA into animals. Rabbitpox virus is a subspecies of VACCINIA VIRUS.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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