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(Science: virology) a family of single-stranded RNA-containing viruses that cause haemorrhagic fever in awide range of mammals and are transmitted by mosquitos and ticks.

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The Fiber Disease

... pathogens and helminths underrepresented."..."More than 20 virus families contain human pathogens, with just 4, the Bunyaviridae, Flaviviridae, Togaviridae, and Reoviridae, accounting for more than half of the species affecting humans and, likewise, more than half of the emerging ...

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by London
Thu Apr 06, 2006 10:23 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Dengue Virus

Hey, I've gotten some of its characteristics.. :D (it's for Dengue virus) Class: Arbovirus (arthropod-borne virus) Familia: Flaviviridae genus: Flavivirus Diameter: 45-60 nm Genome: positive-sense RNA (I think it means virulent), single stranded virus envelope: it contains of 2 glycoproteins ...

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by victor
Thu Sep 15, 2005 11:37 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Dengue Virus
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Views: 4352

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