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Descriptor in English: Filoviridae
Descriptor in Spanish: Filoviridae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Filoviridae
Descriptor in French: Filoviridae
Entry term(s): Filovirus
Filoviruses
Tree number(s): B04.820.455.300
Scope note: A family of RNA viruses, of the order MONONEGAVIRALES, containing filamentous virions. Although they resemble RHABDOVIRIDAE in possessing helical nucleocapsids, Filoviridae differ in the length and degree of branching in their virions. There are two genera: EBOLAVIRUS and MARBURGVIRUS.
Annotation: infection = FILOVIRIDAE 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
History Note: 92
DeCS UI: 30104
Descriptor UI: D016563
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/02
Revision Date: 2018/02/06
Filoviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0025264
Scope note A family of RNA viruses, of the order MONONEGAVIRALES, containing filamentous virions. Although they resemble RHABDOVIRIDAE in possessing helical nucleocapsids, Filoviridae differ in the length and degree of branching in their virions. There are two genera: EBOLAVIRUS and MARBURGVIRUS.
Preferred term Filoviridae
Entry term(s) Filovirus
Filoviruses



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