Definition of tobacco mosaic virus in English:

tobacco mosaic virus

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noun

  • A virus that causes mosaic disease in tobacco, much used in biochemical research.
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    • This situation appears with several viruses such as the tobacco mosaic virus and a class of viruses called retroviruses.
    • Most other viruses, such as the tobacco mosaic virus, have to rely almost totally upon the cell's own tool kits.
    • Inoculation of the tobacco plants with tomato mosaic virus and tobacco mosaic virus was performed using a standard mechanical rubbing method.

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