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Descriptor English:   Hepadnaviridae 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hepadnaviridae 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hepadnaviridae 
Synonyms English:   Hepadnavirus
Hepadnaviruses  
Tree Number:   B04.280.375
B04.450.390
Definition English:   A family of hepatotropic DNA viruses which contains double-stranded DNA genomes and causes hepatitis in humans and animals. There are two genera: AVIHEPADNAVIRUS and ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS. Hepadnaviruses include HEPATITIS B VIRUS, duck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, DUCK), heron hepatitis B virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woodchuck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, WOODCHUCK). 
Indexing Annotation English:   a family of hepatitis viruses; from HEPAtotropic DNA viruses; infection = HEPADNAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
History Note English:   90 
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:   24708 
Unique Identifier:   D015613 

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