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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(2010) Iridovirus and Microsporidian Linked to Honey Bee Colony Decline.
With regard to tilapia, some viral pathogens, including betanodavirus, iridovirus, and herpes-like virus (2,3), reportedly cause severe disease.
Kato et al., "Application of the arming system for the expression of the 380R antigen from red sea bream iridovirus (RSIV) on the surface of yeast cells: a first step for the development of an oral vaccine," Biotechnology Progress, vol.
Currently, studies of iridovirus infections on amphibians in farmed and wild populations in the country have been increasing.
En los ultimos anos se han publicado trabajos que dan cuenta de una efectiva estrategia contra infecciones virales utilizando dsRNA exogenos en distintos organismos; en vegetales frente a tobamovirus y potivirus (Tenllado et al., 2003; Yin et al., 2009), mamiferos desafiados con virus de hepatitis B y C (Aagard & Rossi, 2007), crustaceos infectados con el virus de la cabeza amarilla (Posiri et al., 2013) o con el virus de la mancha blanca (Sarathi et al., 2008, 2010) y peces frente al virus hemorragico de la carpa, virus de la necrosis nerviosa, iridovirus, virus de la septicemia hemorragica viral (Kim et al., 2012), entre otros (Schyth et al., 2007; Lima et al., 2013).
In aquaculture, LAMP assays have been developed to detect fish and shellfish pathogens including aquatic DNA viruses such as red seabream iridovirus (RSIV) [9], white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) [10-14], koi herpesvirus (KHV, CyHV-3) [15-19], infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) [20-22], hepatopancreatic parvovirus (PmDNV) [23], Singapore grouper iridovirus (SGIV) [24], acute viral necrobiotic virus (AVNV) [25], turbot reddish body iridovirus (TRBIV) [26], infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus (ISKNV) [27], lymphocystis disease virus (LCDV) [28], ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1) [29], and soft shelled turtle iridovirus (sTiV) [30].
PHYLOGENETIC AFFINITIES OF PISCINE IRIDOVIRUS ISOLATES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE.
Pathology, isolation, and preliminary molecular characterization of a novel iridovirus from Tiger Salamanders in Saskatchewan.