Betaherpesvirinae


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Betaherpesvirinae

[¦bād·ə¦hər·pēz′vī·rə‚nē]
(virology)
A subfamily of animal, double-stranded linear deoxyribonucleic acid viruses of the family Herpesviridae, which are enveloped by a lipid bilayer and several glycoproteins. Also known as cytomegalovirus group.
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In a BLASTx search, 1 cDNA fragment (deduced sequence of 29 aa) was homologous to the glycoprotein B (gB) amino acid sequence of the tupaiid herpesvirus 1 (TuHV-1) (79% identity), which belongs to subfamily Betaherpesvirinae.
La familia esta conformada por tres subfamilias: Alphaherpesvirinae, Betaherpesvirinae y Gammaherpesvirinae.
Furthermore we have evaluated the inhibitory activity of this particular Phyllanthus species against HCMV, a member of Betaherpesvirinae subfamily.