Reoviridae


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Reoviridae

[‚rē·ə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of ribonucleic acid (RNA)-containing viruses characterized by an unenveloped icosahedral virion containing a genome of 10-12 segments (depending on the genus) of double-stranded RNA, hosts include vertebrates, invertebrates, and plants.
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The top 5 returns from BLAST analyses were used for phylogenetic comparison, as these included viruses related to the Reoviridae.
Sequence characterization of Ndelle virus genome segments 1, 5, 7, 8, and 10: evidence for reassignment to the genus Orthoreovirus, family Reoviridae.
Spherical, spiked virus particles, consistent with those of members of the family Reoviridae, were observed by electron microscopy.
The virus family Reoviridae comprises a diverse group of nonenveloped, segmented, double-stranded RNA viruses classified into 10 genera.
Rotaviruses, a member of family Reoviridae, are a major etiologic agent of acute gastroenteritis in humans and animals worldwide.
Rotaviruses are members of the family Reoviridae and genus Rotavirus and contain 3 primary species: Rotavirus A, Rotavirus B, and Rotavirus C (1).
Bluetongue is a vector-borne viral disease of wild and domestic ruminants caused by Bluetongue virus (BTV; family Reoviridae, genus Reovirus).