Retroviridae


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Retroviridae

[‚re·trə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of ribonucleic acid (RNA)-containing animal viruses characterized by spherical enveloped virions containing two single-stranded RNA molecules and reverse transcriptase, includes the subfamilies Oncovirinae, Spumavirinae, and Lentivirinae.
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In humans, the most active endogenous retroviruses are members of Human endogenous retroviruses which are not included in the classification of the family Retroviridae [145], forming a part of the human genome.
El virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana(VIH) pertenece al genero Lentivirus de la familia Retroviridae, se caracteriza por presentar su genoma en forma de cadena sencilla de acido ribonucleico(ARN) y produce una infeccion cronica que deteriora el sistema inmunologico del huesped.
Pertencem a familia Retroviridae, apresentam como material genetico RNA diploide e possuem envelope glicoproteico.
Lentivirus: A genus of slow-growing viruses, part of the Retroviridae family that possess RNA rather than DNA as their genetic material.
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV 1) is assigned to genus Lentivirus, subfamily Orthoretrovirinae, family Retroviridae. (3) Other human pathogens included in this family are HIV-2 (genus Lentivirus), HTLV-1, and HTLV-2 (genus Deltaretrovirus).
Viruses reported in marine shellfish include Herperviridae, Iridoviridae, Papovaridae, Togaviridae, Retroviridae, Reviridae, and Paramyxoviridae.
Los virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH) son miembros del genero de los Lentivirus de la familia Retroviridae que pueden infectar tanto a humanos como a primates (1).
Human O-lymphotropic virus type E (HTLV-1), (3) a member of the retroviridae family, infects primarily CD4-positive cells (1-3).
AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus within the family Retroviridae. From the two known types of HIV HIV-1 is the most pathogenic.