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Viruses

(Kingdom)

Overview

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A Kingdom in the Kingdom Viruses.

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Taxonomy

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The Kingdom Viruses is further organized into finer groupings including:

Families

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Mammalian Prions

Myoviridae

The Myoviridae is a family of bacteriophages. It has been divided into three subfamiles and a number of genera not yet assigned to a subfamily. There are at least 130 species in this family. [more]

Podoviridae

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Potyviridae

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Rhabdoviridae

Rhabdoviruses are viruses belonging to the family Rhabdoviridae, which is in the order Mononegavirales. The name is derived from the Greek rhabdos meaning rod referring to the shape of the viral particles. Rhabdoviruses infect a broad range of hosts throughout the animal and plant kingdoms. Animal rhabdoviruses infect insects, fish, and mammals, including humans. [more]

Siphoviridae

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At least 64 species and subspecies belong to the Family Siphoviridae.

More info about the Family Siphoviridae may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: August 25, 2014
2014/08/25 12:08:51