Hepadnavirus | definition of hepadnavirus by Medical dictionary
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any member of a family of DNA viruses
that cause hepatitis B
in humans and other animals; the human pathogens are in genus Orthohepadnavirus.
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.
Hepatitis DNA virus. The hepatitis DNA virus that infects humans is hepatitis B.
a virus in the family Hepadnaviridae.
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This finding raised the possibility that baboons were naturally infected with a hepadnavirus
Gilbert and Feschotte dated the hepadnavirus
fragments by locating them in the same spot on the genome of five species of passerine birds and then tracing those species to a common ancestor that lived more than 19 million years ago.
Hepatitis B virus is an enveloped virus that belongs to the family of hepadnavirus