Lymphocryptovirus

Lymphocryptovirus

 [lim″fo-krip´to-vi″rus]
a genus of herpesviruses that includes the epstein-barr virus and species affecting nonhuman primates.

Lymphocryptovirus

/Lym·pho·cryp·to·vi·rus/ (lim″fo-krip´to-vi″rus) Epstein-Barr–like viruses; a genus of viruses of the subfamily Gammaherpesvirinae containing both animal and human pathogens, including Epstein-Barr virus and Marek's disease virus.

Lymphocryptovirus

[lim′fokrip′tovi′rus]
a genus of herpesviruses that includes the Epstein-Barr virus and species affecting nonhuman primates.

lymphocryptovirus

Epstein-Barr virus.
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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.
Purifying, cloning, and sequencing of these products indicated the presence, in 8 orangutans and 4 gibbons, of two species-specific lymphocryptovirus sequences, that were slightly different from each other but very closely related to EBV, as recently reported (4).