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Topic: Betaherpesvirinae

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  Medscape MEDLINE search: Betaherpesvirinae
Cytomegaloviruses (CMVs) are members of the Betaherpesvirinae subfamily of the Herpesviridae, and their properties of latency, large DNA size, gene redundancy, and ability to be cloned as bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) suggest their utility as vaccine vectors.
The rat cytomegalovirus (RCMV) R33 and R78 genes are conserved within members of the subfamily Betaherpesvirinae and encode proteins (pR33 and pR78, respectively) that show sequence similarity with G protein-coupled receptors.
The prototype member of the Betaherpesvirinae subfamily, cytomegalovirus (CMV), is the most important infectious pathogen in transplant recipients, including those receiving bone marrow or stem cell grafts.
search.medscape.com /uslclient/searchMedline.do?queryText=Betaherpesvirinae   (945 words)

 eMedicine - Cytomegalovirus : Article Excerpt by: Todd Wills, MD
Most people are infected with CMV at some point in life, although the age of infection varies worldwide.
The pathologic hallmark of CMV infection is an enlarged cell with viral inclusion bodies.
Cells that exhibit cytomegaly are also seen in infections caused by other Betaherpesvirinae.
www.emedicine.com /med/byname/cytomegalovirus.htm   (681 words)

 Herpesviruses 2000: Viral Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Herpesviruses are generally divided into three subfamilies: Alphaherpesvirinae, Betaherpesvirinae, and Gammaherpesvirinae.
Betaherpesvirinae includes Cytomegalovirus and Human Herpesviruses 6 and 7.
Gammaherpesvirinae is made up of Epstein-Barr Virus and Human Herpesvirus 8.
www.stanford.edu /group/virus/herpes/2000/herpes2000virus.html   (105 words)

 Detection of human Betaherpesvirinae in saliva and urine from immunocompromised and immunocompetent subjects.
Detection of human Betaherpesvirinae in saliva and urine from immunocompromised and immunocompetent subjects.
The state of the art may have changed since the publication date.
Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) and HHV-7 were discovered recently and, like HCMV, belong to the Betaherpesvirinae subfamily.
www.aegis.com /aidsline/1997/sep/M9791088.html   (418 words)

 CMV Info
Human Cytomegalovirus is a herpesvirus of the betaherpesvirinae subfamily.
The members of this subfamily tend to have a restricted host range, slow spread in cell culture and a long growth cycle as compared to Herpes Simplex Virus.
The virus is found universally throughout all geographic locations and socioeconomic groups and infects between 50 and 85% of adults in the United States by 40 years of age.
www.virusys.com /CMV/CMV_Info/cmv_info.html   (1105 words)

 Herpesviridae Terms and Definitions at www.MedicalGlossary.org
A family of enveloped, linear, double-stranded DNA viruses infecting a wide variety of animals.
Subfamilies, based on biological characteristics, include: ALPHAHERPESVIRINAE; BETAHERPESVIRINAE; and GAMMAHERPESVIRINAE.
Betaherpesvirinae - A subfamily of HERPESVIRIDAE characterized by a relatively long replication cycle.
www.medicalglossary.org /dna_viruses_herpesviridae_definitions.html   (208 words)

 The Microinjection Workshop
Cytomegaloviruses (CMVs) are dsDNA viruses of the family Herpesviridae, subfamily Betaherpesvirinae.
Mouse cytomegalovirus (MCMV) is commonly found in wild mice, principally in the submandibular salivary glands.
Natural infection of laboratory rodents could alter intestinal studies and multiple immune response functions.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/thebroons/path5.htm   (1639 words)

 New Genes from Old: Redeployment of dUTPase by Herpesviruses -- Davison and Stow 79 (20): 12880 -- The Journal of ...
Locations of DURP genes in the genomes of HSV-1, HHV-8, and HCMV, as representatives of the Alpha-, Gamma-, and Betaherpesvirinae, respectively.
Inverted repeats in the HSV-1 and HCMV genomes and reiterated direct repeats at the termini of the HHV-8 genome are depicted as thicker than the unique regions.
The protease gene is adjacent to UL82 in the Betaherpesvirinae
jvi.asm.org /cgi/content/full/79/20/12880   (7491 words)

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LINEAGE: Viruses; dsDNA viruses, no RNA stage; Herpesviridae; Betaherpesvirinae.
LINEAGE: Viruses; dsDNA viruses, no RNA stage; Herpesviridae; Betaherpesvirinae; Roseolovirus.
LINEAGE: Viruses; dsDNA viruses, no RNA stage; Herpesviridae; Betaherpesvirinae; Muromegalovirus.
www1.imim.es /courses/BioinformaticaUPF/2004/projectes04/3.8.2/ul.html   (436 words)

 Analysis and Characterization of the Complete Genome of Tupaia (Tree Shrew) Herpesvirus -- Bahr and Darai 75 (10): 4854 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
THV is supposed to be a member of the subfamily Betaherpesvirinae.
MCMVS, and HHV-6 are members of the subfamily Betaherpesvirinae.
In all eight trees, THV is a member of the subfamily Betaherpesvirinae.
jvi.asm.org /cgi/content/full/75/10/4854   (6432 words)

 Genetic and ultrastructural characterization of a European isolate of the fatal endotheliotropic elephant herpesvirus ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
and arrangement were similar to those of members of the Betaherpesvirinae.
was slightly closer to the Betaherpesvirinae than to the Gammaherpesvirinae
Alternatively, ElHV-1 might be a member of a new
vir.sgmjournals.org /cgi/content/full/82/3/475   (3252 words)

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