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Descriptor English: Mimiviridae
Descriptor Spanish: Mimiviridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Mimiviridae
Descriptor French: Mimiviridae
Entry term(s): Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus
Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimiviruses
Mimivirus
Mimiviruses
Tree number(s): B04.280.475
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056686
Scope note: A family of nucleocytoplasmic, large, double-stranded DNA viruses with extremely complex genomes.
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
Previous Indexing: DNA Viruses (2004-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
DeCS ID: 53474
Unique ID: D056686
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Mimiviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0528448
Scope note A family of nucleocytoplasmic, large, double-stranded DNA viruses with extremely complex genomes.
Preferred term Mimiviridae
Mimivirus - Narrower
Concept UI M0528449
Scope note A virus whose host is the amoeba Acanthamoeba polyphaga. Mimivirus is a putative pathogen of human PNEUMONIA.
Preferred term Mimivirus
Entry term(s) Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus
Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimiviruses
Mimiviruses



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