By Brian W.J. Mahy
Thoroughly revised and up-to-date take into consideration the recent taxonomy and grouping adjustments made via the foreign Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses of their eighth file, The Dictionary of Virology provides an authoritative and concise record of all viruses affecting vertebrate species, from people to fish.
- Includes the recent viruses of clinical or veterinary value that experience emerged considering the fact that 2001, comparable 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 improve using this book
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Baboon T-cell leukemia virus (BTLV) A species in the genus Deltaretrovirus. Isolated from a baboon (Papio anubis) imported from Kenya. The glycoprotein gene sequence is closely related to that of human T-lymphotropic virus 1. bacteriocinogen A plasmid DNA present in certain strains of bacteria, which specifies production of a bacteriocin. Normally the bacteriocinogen is repressed, and the cell carrying it does not produce bacteriocin. The circumstances in which derepression occurs are complex and not completely understood.
Synonym: herpesvirus ateles strain 73. Deinhardt FW et al (1974) Adv Cancer Res 19, 167 Falk L et al (1978) Int J Cancer 21, 652 Luetzeler J et al (1979) Arch Virol 60, 59 Atlantic cod ulcus syndrome virus Synonym for Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus. Atlantic halibut nodavirus A tentative species in the genus Betanodavirus. Grotmol S et al (2000) Dis Aquat Org 39, 79 Atlantic salmon papillomatosis virus A probable species in the family Herpesviridae. Examination of wart-like lesions among Atlantic salmon revealed herpesvirus-like particles, 200–250nm in diameter, as well as non-enveloped 110nm particles within cell nuclei.
In addition, recombinant proteins produced in insect cells with baculovirus vectors are biologically active and, for the most part, appear to undergo post-translational processing to produce gene products with similar properties to the authentic proteins. Bacuri virus A probable species in the genus Orbivirus, isolated from phlebotomine sandflies in the Amazon region of Brazil. Antigenically related to the Changuinola virus serogroup. Bagaza virus (BAGV) A species in the genus Flavivirus belonging to the Ntaya virus subgroup.