Iridovirus


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Iridovirus

[i′rid·ə‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A genus of the animal-virus family Iridoviridae; characterized by the blue-to-purple iridescence emitted by purified viral particles and infected larvae.
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PHYLOGENETIC AFFINITIES OF PISCINE IRIDOVIRUS ISOLATES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE.
Effects of atrazine and iridovirus infection on survival and life-history traits of the long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum).
Production gradually decreased until the "gill disease" outbreak in 1966 (Comps & Duthoit 1976), later identified as a viral disease caused by an iridovirus (Comps et al.
Kurt Kamrud, Director of Discovery Research at AlphaVax and the Principal Investigator on both grants, at the XVII International Poxvirus and Iridovirus Conference in Grainau, Germany on June 7-12th, 2008.
Tokyo, Japan, Mar 20, 2006 - (JCN) - The Fisheries Research Agency (FRA) announced on March 17 that fermented seaweed is effective in controlling red sea bream iridovirus (RSBI) infection.
11:00 THE LOCALIZATION OF HOST AND VIRAL DNA DEPENDENT RNA POLYMERASE II IN IRIDOVIRUS INFECTED CELLS
The Sonoran tiger salamander, which is endemic to the San Rafael Valley of southeastern Arizona, is threatened by introduced exotic predators (such as nonnative bullfrogs) and other subspecies of tiger salamander, a virulent disease caused by an iridovirus, small population size, limited distribution, and other factors.
Hyatt, an electron microscopist with expertise in identifying new and emerging pathogens, determined it was an iridovirus, a pathogen that can infect amphibians, reptiles and fish.
Presented at the 11th International Meeting on Poxviruses and Iridovirus, May 4-9, 1996, Toledo, Spain.
Ranavirosis is caused by ico-sahedral cytoplasmic DNA viruses that belong to the family Iridoviridae, in particular by 4 species of Ranavirus: Frog Virus 3 (FV3), Bohle iridovirus, Ambystoma tigrinum virus, and a possible species Rana catesbeiana virus Z.
The data are being presented at this week's International Poxvirus and Iridovirus Symposia sponsored by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) in Indian Wells, Calif.
On 8 August 2000, USGS scientists announced their finding that an emerging iridovirus disease is partially to blame for a large die-off of western tiger salamanders in North Dakota.