Retroviridae


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Ret·ro·vir·i·dae

(ret'rō-vir'i-dē),
A family of RNA viruses 80-100 nm in diameter, enveloped, and containing two identical molecules of positive sense, single-stranded RNA, molecular weight 3-6 × 106; genomic RNA serves as a template for the synthesis of a complementary DNA, which may be integrated into the host DNA. At present, seven genera have been identified: Mammalian type B retroviruses, Mammalian type C retroviruses, Avian type C retroviruses, Type D retroviruses, BLV-HTLV retroviruses, Lentivirus, and Spumovirus.

Ret·ro·vir·i·dae

(ret'rō-vir'i-dē)
A family of viruses grouped in three subfamilies: Oncovirinae (HTLV-I, HTLV-II RNA tumor viruses), Spumavirinae (foamy viruses), and Lentivirinae (HIV-like viruses, visna, and related agents).
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The Deltaretroviruses belong to the Retroviridae family and include bovine leukemia virus (BLV) and simian T-lymphotropic virus (STLV), aside HTLVs.
[1] HIV is the etiological agent of AIDS; it belongs to the family of human Retroviruses (Retroviridae) and the subfamily of Lentiviruses.
Es causada por el virus de la leucemia bovina (VLEB), que es un deltaretrovirus de la familia Retroviridae (Baruta et al., 2012; Choudhury et al., 2013), que afecta las celulas de la linea linfoide, principalmente linfocitos B (Tomita et al., 2013; Aida et al., 2014), aunque tambien posee capacidad de infectar otras celulas, como los linfocitos T y monocitos (Chamizo, 2005; Hagiwara et al., 2014).
O virus da artrite-encefalite caprina (CAEV), pertencente a familia Retroviridae. juntamente com o virus maedi-visna (MVV) compoem o grupo dos lentivirus dos pequenos ruminantes.
To the Editor: Bovine leukemia virus (BLV), a deltaretrovirus in the family Retroviridae, is the causative agent of enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL).
MVV es un lentivirus ovino perteneciente a la familia Retroviridae que guarda gran similitud con el virus de la encefalitis-artiritis caprina (CAEV) aislado en 1980 por primera vez en EE.UU.
O virus pertence a familia Retroviridae, genero Lentivirus.
Este virus exogeno pertenece a la familia Retroviridae, subfamilia Oncornaviridae, produce cancer degenerativo, desordenes inmunologicos y leucemias cronicas.
La leucosis bovina (LB), conocida tambien como leucosis viral bovina (LVB), es una enfermedad neoplasica viral producida por un oncornavirus tipo C de la familia retroviridae, que ocurre con cambios en el contaje celular (linfocitosis o linfopenia persistente) y con la formacion o no de nodulos neoplasicos distribuidos de acuerdo a las variadas formas (Timica, Multicentrica, Juvenil y Cutanea) referidas en la literatura [3, 6-10, 12-16, 24, 27, 31, 38].
El virus linfotropico T humano 1 (HTLV-1) forma parte de la familia Retroviridae, clasificado dentro del genero Deltaretrovirus.
chlorotica that we have examined for it over the last decade has contained an endogenous virus with several characteristics of the Retroviridae. The virus is present in hemocytes, digestive cells, and plastids and is expressed just before the annual synchronous death of the population (5).
Los virus que infectan los linfocitos T humanos HTLV-I/II se encuentran estrechamente relacionados con los oncovirus en la familia retroviridae (Wong-Staal, F.