Morbillivirus

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Mor·bil·li·vi·rus

(mōr-bil'i-vī'rŭs),
A genus in the family Paramyxoviridae, including measles, canine distemper, and bovine rinderpest viruses.

Morbillivirus

/Mor·bil·li·vi·rus/ (-vi″rus) measles-like viruses; a genus of viruses of the family Paramyxoviridae, including the agents of measles and canine distemper.

morbillivirus

(môr-bĭl′ĭ-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a genus of paramyxoviruses, including the causal agents of measles and rinderpest, that infect humans and other vertebrates.

Morbillivirus

A genus of viruses of the Paramyxoviridae family, including canine distemper virus, rinderpest virus, measles virus and equine morbillivirus, the last of which may rarely infect humans.

Mor·bil·li·vi·rus

(mōr-bil'i-vī'rŭs)
A genus in the family Paramyxoviridae, including measles, canine distemper, and bovine rinderpest viruses.

Morbillivirus

one of the three genera in the family Paramyxoviridae that includes the viruses of human measles, canine distemper, phocine distemper and rinderpest.

equine Morbillivirus
see equine henipavirus.
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Cloning of the nucleocapsid protein gene of peste-des-petits-ruminants virus: relationship to other morbilliviruses.
Two morbilliviruses implicated in bottlenose dolphin epizootics.
Amplified products ([approximately equal to] 238 bp from the nucleoprotein [N] gene and [approximately equal to] 425 bp from the phosphoprotein [P] gene) were sequenced and compared with sequences of DMV and other morbilliviruses by using BLASTN (http://blast.
Pullman, WA, USA), a monoclonal antibody against the nucleoprotein antigen of canine distemper virus that cross-reacts with cetacean morbilliviruses (9).
Although this case occurred nearly 9 years ago, the nucleotide sequence of a fragment of the morbillivirus phosphoprotein (P) gene shows high homology with sequences recently reported for morbilliviruses from striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) in the Mediterranean Sea.
Signaling lymphocyte activation molecule (SLAM) is a receptor for both vaccine and wild-type strains of measles virus and for canine distemper and rinderpest morbilliviruses (15,16).
This book consists of high quality scientific and historical research based on the editors' experience with morbilliviruses and collaborations with other researchers worldwide.
Morbilliviruses have emerged as serious pathogens of cetaceans and pinnipeds worldwide (1).
EU124652) was aligned to the same region for each of the morbilliviruses with ClustalW (www.
Closely related morbilliviruses caused deaths in harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in European waters in 1988 (7) (Porpoise morbillivirus) and endangered Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) in 1997 (8) (Monk seal morbillivirus).
Marine mammal morbilliviruses are among the most pathogenic infectious agents to emerge in wildlife.
Phocine distemper virus 1 (PDV-1) and CDV represent two distinct but antigenetically and genetically related morbilliviruses (5).