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Inclusion Bodies, Viral MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Inclusion Bodies, Viral
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.420.390
G06.920.400
Unique ID
D007181
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007181
Scope Note
An area showing altered staining behavior in the nucleus or cytoplasm of a virus-infected cell. Some inclusion bodies represent "virus factories" in which viral nucleic acid or protein is being synthesized; others are merely artifacts of fixation and staining. One example, Negri bodies, are found in the cytoplasm or processes of nerve cells in animals that have died from rabies.
Entry Term(s)
Negri Bodies
Negri Body
Viral Inclusion Bodies
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Inclusion Bodies, Viral Preferred
Negri Body Narrower
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