hepadnavirus


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hepadnavirus

 [hĕ-pad´nah-vi″rus]
any member of a family of DNA viruses that cause hepatitis B in humans and other animals; the human pathogens are in genus Orthohepadnavirus.

hepadnavirus

[hĕpad′nävi′rus]
any member of a family of DNA viruses that causes hepatitis B in humans and other animals. The human pathogens are in the genus Orthohepadnavirus.

hepadnavirus

Hepatitis DNA virus. The hepatitis DNA virus that infects humans is hepatitis B.

hepadnavirus

a virus in the family Hepadnaviridae.
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Characterization of a novel hepadnavirus in the white sucker (Catostomus commersonii) from the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Phylogenetic and histopathologic analysis of probable new avian hepadnavirus, elegant-crested tinamou hepatitis B virus (ETHBV), Germany.
A diferencia de las familias anteriores, los Hepadnavirus utilizan una transcriptasa inversa.
La busqueda de VHB o hepadnavirus similares que infecten primates no humanos reviste asi gran importancia para dilucidar esta cuestion.
En un intento por identificar nuevos hepadnavirus infectantes de primates no humanos, nuestro laboratono ha estudiado la presencia de estos virus en el suero de primates no humanos de parques zoologicos venezolanos.
Zavala R, Devesa M, Loureiro CL, Pernalete JM, Henriquez A, Liprandi F, Pujol FH (2006) Seroprevalence of dengue virus, hepadnavirus and rotavirus in non human primates.
The evolutionary origin of hepadnavirus in primates has been dated back several thousand years.
22) No hepadnavirus elements in primate genomic data have been described to date.
Until now there has been no study into infectious hepadnavirus in non-human primates of the fauna in South America and it is not known whether the existing species in the New World may or may not be carrying the hepatitis B virus that infects humans, or if it is another variant of the Hepadnaviridae family.
The lack of detection of BtHV in bats from the other 5 species may be due to the limited numbers of bats sampled (although no evidence of hepadnavirus was found in any of the 176 R.
A sensitive method for the identification of uncharacterized viruses related to known virus groups: hepadnavirus model system.