Paramyxoviridae


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Par·a·myx·o·vir·i·dae

(par'ă-mik'sō-vir'i-dē),
A family of RNA-containing viruses about twice the size of the influenza viruses (Orthomyxoviridae) but similar to them in morphology. Virions are 150-300 nm in diameter, enveloped, ether sensitive, and contain RNA-dependent RNA polymerase. Nucleocapsids are helical, considerably larger than those of the influenza viruses, and contain single-stranded unsegmented RNA. Four genera are recognized: Paramyxovirus, Morbillivirus, Rubulavirus, and Pneumovirus, all of which cause cell fusion and produce cytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions. Diseases associated with these viruses include croup and other upper respiratory infections, measles, mumps, and pneumonia.

Paramyxoviridae

Virology A family of RNA viruses including respiratory pathogens–eg, croup, measles, mumps, parainfluenza, RSV

Par·a·myx·o·vir·i·dae

(par'ă-mik'sō-vir'i-dē)
A family of RNA-containing viruses. Three genera are recognized: Paramyxovirus, Morbillivirus, and Pneumovirus, all of which cause cell fusion and produce cytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions.

Par·a·myx·o·vir·i·dae

(par'ă-mik-sō-vir'i-dē)
RNA-containing viruses. Three genera are recognized: Paramyxovirus, Morbillivirus, and Pneumovirus, all cause cell fusion and produce cytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions.
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The Nipah and Hendra viruses are members of the genus Henipavirus, a new class of virus in the Paramyxoviridae family, which includes the measles and the human parainfluenza virus (HPIV) that causes pediatric respiratory disease.
* The virus is a member of the family Paramyxoviridae and the subfamily Pneumovirinae.
Measles virus (MV) is an extremely contagious agent inducing acute illness (16), belongs to the genus morbillivirus within the family Paramyxoviridae with a non segmented single-stranded RNA molecule of negative sense (17).
El morbillivirus de cetaceos es un virus perteneciente a la familia Paramyxoviridae. Se considera el agente patogeno mas importante en cetaceos, siendo el causante de importantes episodios de varamientos en todo el mundo y en varias especies de cetaceos odontocetos.
ViroNovative BV (Rotterdam, Netherlands) and MedImmune, LLC (Gaithersburg, MD) have patented an isolated mammalian negative strand RNA virus, metapneumovirus (MPV), within the sub-family Pneumoviridae, of the family Paramyxoviridae. The invention also provides isolated mammalian negative strand RNA viruses identifiable as phylogenetically corresponding or relating to the genus Metapneumovirus and components thereof.
El RVP posee seis genes, que codifican proteinas altamente conservadas en la familia Paramyxoviridae. La nucleocapside esta constituida por el ARN genomico y la nucleoproteina (NP), a la cual se asocian la fosfoproteina (P) y una proteina de alto peso molecular (L).
The order includes four families: Bornaviridae, Rhabdoviridae, Filoviridae, and Paramyxoviridae. Filoviruses were named as a result of their thread-like structure (filum is Latin for thread) and are characterized by elongated, branched, curved, or spherical virions.
These microfilaments have the same structure as nucleocapsids of the Paramyxoviridae family (RNA viruses that are known to cause childhood diseases such as measles) and the respiratory syncytial virus, which can cause pneumonia in children.
Familia Paramyxoviridae. Otros virus causantes de IRA.
El VEN es un virus ARN encapsulado, de cadena simple y de sentido negativo que pertenece a la familia Paramyxoviridae, subfamilia Paramyxovinnae, que recientemente fue ubicado en el nuevo genero Avulavirus, estableciendose asi una separacion definitiva entre los paramixovirus aviares y los Rubulavirus de mamiferos [2, 14].