Papovaviridae


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Papovaviridae

[‚pä·pə·və′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-containing viruses characterized by a nonenveloped icosahedral virion containing double-stranded circular DNA that is complexed inside the nucleocapsid to histone proteins of host cell origin.
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From your reading, you know that JCV is currently a member of the family Polyomaviridae, but, as McSH suggests, it was reassigned to that family from the Papovaviridae in 2000 [14].
Los papilomavirus humanos (HPV), miembros de la familia Papovaviridae, son pequenos virus de ADN circular encapsulado de escasamente 8.
1992) ha relacionado como posibles etiologias de esta enfermedad a virus de la familia Papovaviridae.
The human papilloma viruses are small DNA tumor viruses that belong to the family of Papovaviridae.