Herpesviridae


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Herpesviridae

[‚hər·pēz′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-containing viruses characterized by enveloped virions containing one molecule of double-stranded linear DNA wrapped around an associated spool-shaped protein inside an icosahedron. It includes subfamilies Alphaherpesvirinae (herpes simplex virus group), Betaherpesvirinae (cytomegalovirus group), and Gammaherpesvirinae (lymphoproliferative virus group).
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Estos dos herpesvirus pertenecen a la familia Herpesviridae, subfamilia Alfaherpesvirinae, genero Varicelovirus (2,3).
La enfermedad de Aujeszky (EA) o pseudorrabia es producida por el virus de la Enfermedad de Aujeszky, miembro de la familia Herpesviridae, subfamilia alfaherpesvirinae (Mayo y Pringle, 1998).
EBV (HHV4) and KSHV (HHV8) belong to the Herpesviridae family.
Herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) belong to diverse family of Herpesviridae, causing oral herpes lesions (HSV-1) and genital lesions (HSV-2).
VZV is a member of the family Herpesviridae with the ability to establish latency in dorsal root-, autonomic- and cranial ganglia.
Human Herpesviridae in acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis in children in Nigeria.
11) EBV is a Group I double stranded DNA virus belonging to the family herpesviridae with subfamily gammaherpesvirinae, genus lymphocryptovirus and species human herpes virus 4 (HHV-4).
The human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is a double-stranded DNA virus that belongs to the Herpesviridae family.
Herpes simplex virus types 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2) are double-stranded DNA viruses and are members of the Herpesviridae family.
Asi mismo todos los virus de la familia Herpesviridae poseen un genoma de tamano grande, con la opcion de ampliarse mediante la inclusion de fragmentos de otros agentes.
La familia Herpesviridae l comprende 8 diferentes virus humanos como el herpes simple tipo 1 (VHS-1) y el 2 (VHS-2) (1), cuyas caracteristicas biologicas comunes son la latencia y la reactivacion (2,3).