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transcapsidation

Pronunciation: trans'kap-si-da'shun

Definition: The phenomenon whereby the adenovirus capsid of the SV40 adenovirus “hybrid” is replaced by the capsid of another type of adenovirus; extended to include a similar phenomenon in other viruses.

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