Gammaherpesvirinae


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Gam·ma·her·pes·vir·i·nae

(gam'ă-her'pēz-vir'i-nē),
A subfamily of Herpesviridae containing Epstein-Barr virus and others that cause lymphoproliferation.

Gammaherpesvirinae

/Gam·ma·her·pes·vi·ri·nae/ (-her″pēz-vir-i´ne) the lymphocyte-associated viruses: a subfamily of the Herpesviridae, members of which are specific for either B or T lymphocytes; it includes the genus Lymphocryptovirus .

Gammaherpesvirinae

A subfamily of viruses that includes lymphotrophic viruses: EBV, Saimirivirus, Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, HHV-8

Gam·ma·her·pes·vir·i·nae

(gam'ă-her'pēz-vir'i-nē)
A subfamily of Herpesviridae containing Epstein-Barr virus and others that cause lymphoproliferation.

Gammaherpesvirinae

one of three subfamilies within the family Herpesviridae, some members of which are associated with tumor formation; divided into gamma 1 viruses, which include Epstein-Barr virus, and gamma 2 viruses, which include herpesvirus saimiri, equine herpesvirus 2 and bovine herpesvirus 4.
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Among Gammaherpesvirinae, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus or human herpesvirus 8 (KSHV/HHV-8) represent human prototypes of the Lymphocryptovirus ([gamma]-1-herpesvirus) and Rhadinoviru.