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Descriptor English: Giant Viruses
Descriptor Spanish: Virus Gigantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Vírus Gigantes
Descriptor French: Virus géants
Entry term(s): Giant Virus
Giruses
Megavirales
Megaviridae
Virus, Giant
Viruses, Giant
Tree number(s): B04.280.356
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072139
Scope note: DNA viruses that have genomes up to several megabases in length and infect primarily single-celled EUKARYOTES.
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 (1999-2016)
Public MeSH Note: 2017
History Note: 2017
DeCS ID: 56348
Unique ID: D000072139
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/08
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Giant Viruses - Preferred
Concept UI M000616417
Scope note DNA viruses that have genomes up to several megabases in length and infect primarily single-celled EUKARYOTES.
Preferred term Giant Viruses
Entry term(s) Giant Virus
Giruses
Virus, Giant
Viruses, Giant
Megavirales - Narrower
Concept UI M000616418
Preferred term Megavirales
Megaviridae - Narrower
Concept UI M000616419
Preferred term Megaviridae



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