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(Science: virology) class iV viruses with a single positive strand rNA genome. Bullet shaped capsid, enveloped by a membrane formed from the host cell plasma membrane, the budded membrane contains host lipids and viral (spike) glycoproteins. The group can be divided into two main groups: alphaviruses, that include semliki Forest virus and sindbis virus and flaviviruses, that include yellow fever virus and rubella (german measles) virus. Many are transmitted by insects and were previously classified as arboviruses.

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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... (Maynard Smith et al., 1993), similar work remains to be done for RNA viruses. Many taxonomic groupings of viruses ± for example both the Togaviridae and the Coronaviridae ± include members that, while clearly sharing homologous genes, differ in the order in which these genes are organized ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
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The Fiber Disease

... 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 and reemerging ...

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