Adenoviridae

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Ad·e·no·vi·ri·dae

(ad'ĕ-nō-vir'i-dē),
A family of double-stranded DNA viruses, commonly known as adenoviruses, that develop in the nuclei of infected cells in mammals and birds. The virion is 70-90 nm in diameter, naked, and ether resistant; the capsids are icosahedral and composed of 252 capsomeres. The family includes two genera, Mastadenovirus and Aviadenovirus.

Adenoviridae

/Ad·e·no·vi·ri·dae/ (ad″ĕ-no-vir´ĭ-de) the adenoviruses: a family of DNA viruses with a double-stranded genome, generally with a narrow host range, and transferred by direct or indirect transmission; it includes the genus Mastadenovirus .

Ad·e·no·vi·ri·dae

(ad'ĕ-nō-vir'i-dē)
A family of double-stranded DNA viruses, commonly known as adenoviruses, which develop in the nuclei of infected cells in mammals and birds.

Adenoviridae

the family of viruses containing two genera, Mastadenovirus, which are the mammalian adenoviruses, and Aviadenovirus, which contain the bird adenoviruses. Virons are nonenveloped, 70 nm diameter and contain a double-stranded DNA molecule of about 30 to 35 kilobase pairs. They grow in cell cultures producing cytopathology and each species has a relatively narrow host range. Adenoviruses are common causes of relatively mild upper respiratory disease and of enteric infections. The type species is human adenovirus h1.
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