RNA virus

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RNA virus

n.
Any of a group of viruses whose genome is composed of RNA, including the retroviruses and picornaviruses.
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RNA virus


n.
any virus containing RNA; retrovirus.
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Besides the mammals, TLR3 recognizes dsRNA virus infection and is involved in the resistance or susceptibility to viral infection in fowls.
Infectious bursal disease virus, a dsRNA virus in Birnaviridae family, was used as an outgroup.
Specific topics include the structure of orthoreoviruses, cypovirus, rotavirus structure, structure and function of bluetongue virus and its proteins, structures of phytoreoviruses, dissecting the assembly pathway of bacterial dsRNA viruses, infectious bursal disease virus, structural basis of mammalian orthoreovirus cell attachment, rotavirus cell entry, entry of a segmented dsRNA virus into the bacterial cell, analyses of rotavirus NSP4 genetic groups and structure, and genomic RNA packaging and replication in the Cystoviridae.