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By Brian W.J. Mahy

ISBN-10: 0124653278

ISBN-13: 9780124653276

Thoroughly revised and up to date take into consideration the hot taxonomy and grouping alterations made through the foreign Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses of their eighth document, The Dictionary of Virology provides an authoritative and concise checklist of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from people to fish.

  • Includes the recent viruses of clinical or veterinary significance that experience emerged due to the fact that 2001, equivalent to the recent human coronaviruses, SARS and NL63 and a brand new subtype of influenza (H1N2)
  • Includes new phrases in virology
  • Extensive cross-referencing and illustrative tables extra increase using this book

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The helper thus determines the subgroup and host-range of the progeny virus. (2) Strains which in vivo transform hematopoietic cells and induce leukemia on injection into birds and can act as helpers for defective sarcoma viruses. (3) Endogenous viruses found in virtually all normal chickens and other gallinaceous birds which are transmitted vertically, in Mendelian fashion, to their progeny as they exist as proviral DNA sequences integrated into somatic and germ line cells. The sites of these integrated viral genes are termed endogenous virus (ev) loci, and on average each chicken carries five such loci.

First isolated in 1974 from mosquitoes, Culex annulirostris, collected in the Barmah Forest, Victoria, Australia. Shown to cause a clinical disease, Barmah Forest disease, indistinguishable from Ross River virus infection in humans, who present with a rash, fever and malaise; sometimes with arthritis/arthralgia. Marsupials are likely primary hosts, and the virus has been isolated from a wide variety of mosquito species. Barmah Forest disease became notifiable in Australia in 1995. The virus grows well in the C6/36 mosquito cell line.

New York: Plenum Press, p. 299 Avian myelocytomatosis virus 29 (AMCV29) A replication-defective species in the genus Alpharetrovirus. Related viruses are CMII and OK10. All carry the myc oncogene. It causes myelocytomatosis, renal and liver tumors and occasionally erythroblastosis in chickens. Causes cell transformation in vitro and can produce foci of such cells in chick embryo monolayers. The transforming virus is defective and carries the transduced oncogene vmyc. Non-producer cells can be obtained from which infective virus is produced on superinfection with chicken leukosis sarcoma viruses such as Rous-associated virus or ring-necked pheasant virus.

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