Papovaviridae


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Papovaviridae

 [pah-po´vah-vir″ĭ-de]
the papovaviruses, a family of DNA viruses having a virion 40 to 55 nm in diameter with 72 capsomers in skew arrangement. Replication and assembly occur in the nucleus; virions are released by cell destruction. Host range is generally narrow; transmission is by contact or by airborne particles, and many species are oncogenic. There are two genera, Papovavirus and Polyomavirus.

Pa·po·va·vir·i·dae

(pă-pō'vă-vir'i-dē),
A family of small, antigenically distinct viruses that replicate in nuclei of infected cells; most have oncogenic properties. Virions are 45-55 nm in diameter, nonenveloped, and ether resistant; capsids are icosahedral with 72 capsomeres, and they contain double-stranded circular DNA (MW 3-5 × 106). The family includes two genera, Papillomavirus and Polyomavirus.
[papilloma + polyoma + vacuolating]

Papovaviridae

/Pa·po·va·vi·ri·dae/ (pah-po″vah-vir´ĭ-de) the papovaviruses: a family of DNA viruses, many of which are oncogenic or potentially oncogenic; it includes two subfamilies, Papillomavirinae and Polyomavirinae.

Pa·po·va·vir·i·dae

(pă-pō'vă-vir'i-dē)
A family of small, antigenically distinct viruses that replicate in nuclei of infected cells; most have oncogenic properties. The family includes the genera Papillomavirus and Polyomavirus.
[papilloma + polyoma + vacuolating]

Pa·po·va·vir·i·dae

(pă-pō'vă-vir'i-dē)
A family of small antigenically distinct viruses that replicate in nuclei of infected cells; most have oncogenic properties. The family includes the genera Papillomavirus and Polyomavirus.
[papilloma + polyoma + vacuolating]

Papovaviridae

a family of viruses containing two genera: Papillomavirus, which cause warts in various species, and Polyomavirus, which cause tumors in rodents (mice, hamsters) and have been extensively studied as models of viral oncogenesis. Virions are icosahedral, 45-55 nm in diameter, naked, ether-resistant and contain a supercoiled circular double-stranded DNA genome of ∼8 kilobases.
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polyomaviruses [mesh] OR polyomaviridae [tw] OR papovavirus* [tw] OR papovaviridae [mesh]) AND (virus integration [mesh] OR integrat* [tw] OR nonintegrat* [tw] OR non-integrat* [tw]) AND humans[mesh]
They are members of a family of Papovaviridae (the papovaviruses), which consists of the genera Papillomavirus and Polyomavirus.
Polyomavirus belongs to Papovaviridae, among which, BC virus (BCV) and JC virus (JCV) can induce diseases.
En cuanto a la familia Papovaviridae, se transmite por contacto directo entre individuos o por vectores (acaros o pulgas).