Vesiculovirus


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Vesiculovirus

[və′sik·yə·lō‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A genus of the viral family Rhabdoviridae; type species is vesicular stomatitis virus.
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Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) is a member of the Rhabdoviridae family in the genus Vesiculovirus. It is a large (70 to 175 nm) bullet-shaped, helical, single-stranded, negative sense RNA virus (Figure 7-42).
Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) is a member of the Rhabdoviridae family in the genus Vesiculovirus and is a large, bullet-shaped, helical, single-stranded, negative sense RNA virus.
Moreover, it is a vesiculovirus and much can be learned about the host-virus interactions of the genus, to which belongs rabies virus also.
There are 9 genera of rhabdoviruses: Cytorhabdovirus, Ephemerovirus, Lyssavirus, Novirhabdovirus, Nucleorhabdovirus, Perhabdovirus, Sigmavirus, Tibrovirus, and Vesiculovirus. In addition, a substantial number of plant, vertebrate, and invertebrate rhabdoviruses have not been classified (1).
Vesiculoviruses (genus Vesiculovirus), such as vesicular stomatitis virus, cause fever and vesicular diseases in animals such as cattle, horses, and pigs.
Characterization of Oita virus 296/1972 of Rhabdoviridae isolated from a horseshoe bat bearing characteristics of both lyssavirus and vesiculovirus. Arch Virol.