Alphavirus
Genus of the Togaviridae family of RNA viruses. Sindbis and Semliki Forest viruses are the best known examples.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Alphavirus — Taxobox | color=violet name = Alphavirus virus group = iv familia = Togaviridae genus = Alphavirus In biology and immunology, an alphavirus belongs to the group IV Togaviridae family of viruses, according to the system of classification based on… …   Wikipedia

  • alphavirus — noun Any virus of the genus Alphavirus …   Wiktionary

  • Alphavirus — One of the genera of the family Togaviridae that was formerly classified as part of the “group A” arboviruses and includes the viruses that cause eastern equine, western equine, and Venezuelan encephalitis. * * * Al·pha·vi·rus al fə .vī rəs n a… …   Medical dictionary

  • alphavirus — n. any member of a genus of arboviruses transmitted by mosquitoes. Many alphaviruses can cause disease in humans and animals, including O nyong nyong fever and Ross River fever …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • alphavirus —  n.m. Type de virus …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • alphavirus — noun an arbovirus of the family Togaviridae that can cause a variety of encephalitis in horses • Hypernyms: ↑animal virus • Member Holonyms: ↑Togaviridae …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Alphaviren — Alphavirus Systematik Reich: Viren Ordnung: nicht klassifiziert Familie: Togaviridae …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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