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Descriptor in English: Virion
Descriptor in Spanish: Virión
Descriptor in Portuguese: Vírion
Descriptor in French: Virion
Entry term(s): Particle, Viral
Particle, Virus
Particles, Viral
Particles, Virus
Viral Particle
Viral Particles
Virions
Virus Particle
Virus Particles
Tree number(s): A21.249
B04.950
Scope note: The infective system of a virus, composed of the viral genome, a protein core, and a protein coat called a capsid, which may be naked or enclosed in a lipoprotein envelope called the peplos.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
History Note: 78
DeCS UI: 15173
Descriptor UI: D014771
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/04
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Virion - Preferred
Concept UI M0022750
Scope note The infective system of a virus, composed of the viral genome, a protein core, and a protein coat called a capsid, which may be naked or enclosed in a lipoprotein envelope called the peplos.
Preferred term Virion
Entry term(s) Particle, Viral
Particle, Virus
Particles, Viral
Particles, Virus
Viral Particle
Viral Particles
Virions
Virus Particle
Virus Particles



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