Influenzavirus a b
influenzavirus a, b
a genus of orthomyxoviridae containing two major species (influenza a virus and influenza b virus) but many strains. A distinguishing feature is the various combinations of subtypes of the integral membrane glycoproteins haemagglutinin and neuraminidase. Hosts include several species of mammals and birds, with some interspecies transmission likely. The type species is influenza a virus.
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Genetic structure and related subtypes H5N1 is a subtype of the species Influenza A virus of the Influenzavirus A genus of the Orthomyxoviridae family. It is a virus, a type of microscopic intracellular parasite that infects cells in biological organisms. Like all other ...
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