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Descriptor in English: Caliciviridae
Descriptor in Spanish: Caliciviridae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Caliciviridae
Descriptor in French: Caliciviridae
Entry term(s): Nebovirus
Neboviruses
Tree number(s): B04.820.095
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: infection = CALICIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
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
Online Note: use CALICIVIRIDAE to search CALICIVIRUSES 1979-81 & 1993
History Note: 82; was CALICIVIRUSES 1979-81; CALICIVIRUSES was see CALICVIRIDAE 1993
DeCS UI: 2172
Descriptor UI: D002139
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/12/02
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Caliciviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0003197
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Caliciviridae
Nebovirus - Narrower
Concept UI M000622723
Preferred term Nebovirus
Entry term(s) Neboviruses



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