Paramyxoviridae


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Par·a·myx·o·vir·i·dae

(par'ă-mik'sō-vir'i-dē),
A family of RNA-containing viruses about twice the size of the influenza viruses (Orthomyxoviridae) but similar to them in morphology. Virions are 150-300 nm in diameter, enveloped, ether sensitive, and contain RNA-dependent RNA polymerase. Nucleocapsids are helical, considerably larger than those of the influenza viruses, and contain single-stranded unsegmented RNA. Four genera are recognized: Paramyxovirus, Morbillivirus, Rubulavirus, and Pneumovirus, all of which cause cell fusion and produce cytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions. Diseases associated with these viruses include croup and other upper respiratory infections, measles, mumps, and pneumonia.

Paramyxoviridae

/Para·myxo·vi·ri·dae/ (-mik″so-vir´ĭ-de) the paramyxoviruses; a family of RNA viruses with a single-stranded, negative-sense RNA genome, including two subfamilies, Paramyxovirinae and Pneumovirinae.

Paramyxoviridae

Virology A family of RNA viruses including respiratory pathogens–eg, croup, measles, mumps, parainfluenza, RSV

Par·a·myx·o·vir·i·dae

(par'ă-mik'sō-vir'i-dē)
A family of RNA-containing viruses. Three genera are recognized: Paramyxovirus, Morbillivirus, and Pneumovirus, all of which cause cell fusion and produce cytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions.

Par·a·myx·o·vir·i·dae

(par'ă-mik-sō-vir'i-dē)
RNA-containing viruses. Three genera are recognized: Paramyxovirus, Morbillivirus, and Pneumovirus, all cause cell fusion and produce cytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions.

Paramyxoviridae

a family of viruses in the order Mononegavirales containing two subfamilies, Paramyxovirinae and Pneumovirinae.Paramyxovirinae comprises five genera: Respirovirus, which includes paramyxoviruses of humans, cattle, dogs and various avian species (avian paramyxoviruses 2-9); Morbillivirus, which includes measles, canine distemper, and rinderpest; Rubulavirus, which includes mumps and a pig rubulavirus; Henipavirus, which includes Hendra and Nipah viruses; Avulavirus, which includes Newcastle disease virus. Pneumovirinae comprises the genera Pneumovirus, which includes respiratory syncytial viruses of humans, cattle, sheep and cats, and the genus Metapneumovirus, which includes turkey rhinotracheitis virus. Viruses in the family are large (180 nm diameter) enveloped and contain a genome that is a single molecule of single-stranded negative sense RNA.
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But it is yet to determine the nature and behavior of the virus because there are different viruses belonging to the paramyxoviridae family, Yeoh said.
NDV, also known as avian paramyxovirus (1) (APMV-1), classified in Avulavirus genus of the Paramyxoviridae family (21).
El agente etiologico es un virus ARN no segmentado, del genero Avulavirus, subfamilia Paramyxovirinae y familia Paramyxoviridae (2).
Mumps virus (MuV) is a negative-sense single-stranded RNA virus belonging to the Paramyxoviridae family; MuV causes an acute infectious disease with fever, headache, myalgia and parotitis in children and young people.
Es una infeccion virica aviar producida por un virus RNA monocatenario de la familia Paramyxoviridae, subfamilia Paramyxovirinae.
The family Paramyxoviridae has two subfamilies: Paramyxovirinae and Pneumovirinae.
Flying foxes, horses and humans: a zoonosis caused by a new member of the Paramyxoviridae.
Doctors in Hong Kong have identified that the killer virus is a member of the paramyxoviridae family.
Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV; family Paramyxoviridae, genus Morbillivirus) causes a highly contagious disease with a high death rate in wild and domestic small ruminants.
Newcastle Disease virus (NDV) is a worldwide distributed virus which is the sole member of Avian Paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1) of genus Avulavirus subfamily Paramyxovirinae and family Paramyxoviridae and it affects almost all species of wild as well as domestic birds (Susta et al.
The disease is caused by avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 (APMV-1) of the genus Rubulavirusbelonging to the subfamily Paramyxovirinae, family Paramyxoviridae, order Mononegavirales[2].