alcelaphine

alcelaphine

pertaining to the members of the family Alcelaphinae of antelopes of which the hartebeest and wildebeest are members.

alcelaphine herpesvirus-1 (AHV-1)
in the genus Rhadinovirus of the subfamily Gammaherpesvirinae. This is the cause of wildebeest-related bovine malignant catarrhal fever in European cattle.
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The vasculitis lesions were strikingly similar to those observed in cattle with MCF caused by OvHV-2 or alcelaphine herpesvirus 1.
DNA was extracted from these samples, and PCR was performed to detect members of the MCFV group, including OvHV-2 (5), caprine herpesvirus 2 (6), and alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 (7).
A palaeocommunity incorporating large tracts of secondary grassland (dry grasslands where factors such as grazing impede woody growth) is suggested by high proportions of alcelaphine antelopes and equids in the archeological fauna.