Translation of tropism in Spanish:

tropism

tropismo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtrəʊpɪz(ə)m//ˈtroʊˌpɪzəm//ˈtrɒpɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • 1

    tropismo masculine
    • Our data demonstrate that factors in addition to the amount of PrP expressed determine the tropism of prions for certain tissues.
    • This protein is embedded in and extends exterior to the viral lipid membrane and is primarily responsible for host cell receptor binding and host cell tropism.
    • It has a wide cell tropism and remains extra-chromosomal, therefore minimising the risk of insertional mutagenesis.
    • Clearly, such a rise in genetic diversity may also have important phenotypic implications, such as the emergence of viruses with altered antigenicity, virulence, or tissue tropism.
    • An envelope glycoprotein on the surface is thought to be responsible for mediating viral entry into cells, tissue tropism, and host range.