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Oncolytic Viruses MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oncolytic Viruses
Tree Number(s)
B04.700
Unique ID
D050504
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050504
Annotation
ONCOGENIC VIRUSES is available
Scope Note
Tumor-selective, replication competent VIRUSES that have antineoplastic effects. This is achieved by producing cytotoxicity-enhancing proteins and/or eliciting an antitumor immune response. They are genetically engineered so that they can replicate in CANCER cells but not in normal cells, and are used in ONCOLYTIC VIROTHERAPY.
Previous Indexing
Viruses (1999-2005)
See Also
Oncolytic Virotherapy
Public MeSH Note
2006, 1966-1993; see VIRUSES 1994-2005
History Note
2006, 1966-1993; use VIRUSES 1994-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Oncolytic Viruses Preferred
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