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Descriptor English:   Caliciviridae 
Descriptor Spanish:   Caliciviridae 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Caliciviridae 
Synonyms English:   Nebovirus
Neboviruses  
Tree Number:   B04.820.095
Definition English:   A family of RNA viruses infecting a broad range of animals. Most individual species are restricted to their natural hosts. They possess a characteristic six-pointed starlike shape whose surfaces have cup-shaped (chalice) indentions. Transmission is by contaminated food, water, fomites, and occasionally aerosolization of secretions. Genera include LAGOVIRUS; NORWALK-LIKE VIRUSES; SAPPORO-LIKE VIRUSES; and VESIVIRUS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   infection = CALICIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
History Note English:   82; was CALICIVIRUSES 1979-81; CALICIVIRUSES was see CALICVIRIDAE 1993 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EN enzymology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PY pathogenicity
PH physiology RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure  
Record Number:   2172 
Unique Identifier:   D002139 

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