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Descriptor English: Iridoviridae
Descriptor Spanish: Iridoviridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Iridoviridae
Descriptor French: Iridoviridae
Entry term(s): Chloriridovirus
Chloriridoviruses
Cytoplasmic Deoxyriboviruses, Icosahedral
Deoxyriboviruses, Icosahedral Cytoplasmic
Goldfish Virus
Goldfish Viruses
Icosahedral Cytoplasmic Deoxyriboviruses
Lymphocystivirus
Lymphocystiviruses
Megalocytivirus
Megalocytiviruses
Viruses, Goldfish
Tree number(s): B04.280.410
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007497
Scope note: A family of large icosahedral DNA viruses infecting insects and poikilothermic vertebrates. Genera include IRIDOVIRUS; RANAVIRUS; Chloriridovirus; Megalocytivirus; and Lymphocystivirus.
Annotation: infection in insects: coordinate IM with specific insect /virol (IM); infection in vertebrates: coordinate IM with DNA VIRUS INFECTIONS (IM)
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 (1966-1977)
Insect Viruses (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 1981; see IRIDOVIRUSES 1978-80; for GOLDFISH VIRUSES see GOLDFISH VIRUS 1-LIKE VIRUSES 1997-2001, see IRIDOVIRIDAE 1994-96, see IRIDOVIRUSES 1978-80
History Note: 1981 (1978)
DeCS ID: 7664
Unique ID: D007497
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/04
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Iridoviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0011711
Scope note A family of large icosahedral DNA viruses infecting insects and poikilothermic vertebrates. Genera include IRIDOVIRUS; RANAVIRUS; Chloriridovirus; Megalocytivirus; and Lymphocystivirus.
Preferred term Iridoviridae
Entry term(s) Cytoplasmic Deoxyriboviruses, Icosahedral
Deoxyriboviruses, Icosahedral Cytoplasmic
Icosahedral Cytoplasmic Deoxyriboviruses
Megalocytivirus - Narrower
Concept UI M0488374
Preferred term Megalocytivirus
Entry term(s) Megalocytiviruses
Lymphocystivirus - Narrower
Concept UI M0011713
Preferred term Lymphocystivirus
Entry term(s) Lymphocystiviruses
Chloriridovirus - Narrower
Concept UI M0011712
Preferred term Chloriridovirus
Entry term(s) Chloriridoviruses
Goldfish Viruses - Narrower
Concept UI M0379987
Scope note Species infecting goldfish, in the family IRIDOVIRIDAE, unassigned to specific genera.
Preferred term Goldfish Viruses
Entry term(s) Goldfish Virus
Viruses, Goldfish



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