Lymphocryptovirus

Lymphocryptovirus

 [lim″fo-krip´to-vi″rus]
a genus of herpesviruses that includes the epstein-barr virus and species affecting nonhuman primates.
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EBV is a dsDNA gammaherpesvirus of the Lymphocryptovirus genus, and it is associated with Burkitt's lymphomas (BL), Hodgkin's lymphomas (HL), nasopharyngeal (NC) and gastric carcinomas [125-127].
(11) EBV is a Group I double stranded DNA virus belonging to the family herpesviridae with subfamily gammaherpesvirinae, genus lymphocryptovirus and species human herpes virus 4 (HHV-4).
Por otra parte, es un miembro de la familia Herpesviridae (virus herpes humano 4) que pertenece al genero Lymphocryptovirus de la subfamilia Gammaherpesviridae.
Gammaherpesvirinae contains the genera Lymphocryptovirus found in marine and fresh water fish and Rhadinovirus found in marmosets and monkeys.
Only 4 (17%) of 23 probes were positive for the next best predicted GenBank entry, AF534225 (Gorilla gorilla lymphocryptovirus 1); all aligned with only 1 motif.
Among Gammaherpesvirinae, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus or human herpesvirus 8 (KSHV/HHV-8) represent human prototypes of the Lymphocryptovirus ([gamma]-1-herpesvirus) and Rhadinoviru.