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Viruses

"Viruses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Minute infectious agents whose genomes are composed of DNA or RNA, but not both. They are characterized by a lack of independent metabolism and the inability to replicate outside living host cells.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Viruses" by people in this website by year, and whether "Viruses" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 43 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2015
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