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Descriptor English: Betacoronavirus
Descriptor Spanish: Betacoronavirus
Descriptor Portuguese: Betacoronavirus
Descriptor French: Betacoronavirus
Entry term(s): Betacoronaviruses
HCoV-HKU1
Human coronavirus HKU1
Pipistrellus bat coronavirus HKU5
Rousettus bat coronavirus HKU9
Tylonycteris bat coronavirus HKU4
Tree number(s): B04.820.578.500.540.150.113
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073640
Scope note: A genus of the family CORONAVIRIDAE which causes respiratory or gastrointestinal disease in a variety of mostly mammals. Human betacoronaviruses include HUMAN ENTERIC CORONAVIRUS; HUMAN CORONAVIRUS OC43; MERS VIRUS; and SARS VIRUS. Members have either core transcription regulatory sequences of 5’-CUAAAC-3’ or 5’-CUAAAC-3’ and mostly have no ORF downstream to the N protein gene.
Annotation: infection: coordinate with CORONAVIRUS 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
Previous Indexing: Coronaviridae (2011-2017)
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
DeCS ID: 56928
Unique ID: D000073640
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Betacoronavirus - Preferred
Concept UI M000622739
Scope note A genus of the family CORONAVIRIDAE which causes respiratory or gastrointestinal disease in a variety of mostly mammals. Human betacoronaviruses include HUMAN ENTERIC CORONAVIRUS; HUMAN CORONAVIRUS OC43; MERS VIRUS; and SARS VIRUS. Members have either core transcription regulatory sequences of 5’-CUAAAC-3’ or 5’-CUAAAC-3’ and mostly have no ORF downstream to the N protein gene.
Preferred term Betacoronavirus
Entry term(s) Betacoronaviruses
Tylonycteris bat coronavirus HKU4 - Narrower
Concept UI M000622780
Preferred term Tylonycteris bat coronavirus HKU4
Pipistrellus bat coronavirus HKU5 - Narrower
Concept UI M000622782
Preferred term Pipistrellus bat coronavirus HKU5
Human coronavirus HKU1 - Broader
Concept UI M000622779
Preferred term Human coronavirus HKU1
Entry term(s) HCoV-HKU1
Rousettus bat coronavirus HKU9 - Narrower
Concept UI M000622781
Preferred term Rousettus bat coronavirus HKU9



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