"Retroviridae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Family of RNA viruses that infects birds and mammals and encodes the enzyme reverse transcriptase. The family contains seven genera: DELTARETROVIRUS; LENTIVIRUS; RETROVIRUSES TYPE B, MAMMALIAN; ALPHARETROVIRUS; GAMMARETROVIRUS; RETROVIRUSES TYPE D; and SPUMAVIRUS. A key feature of retrovirus biology is the synthesis of a DNA copy of the genome which is integrated into cellular DNA. After integration it is sometimes not expressed but maintained in a latent state (PROVIRUSES).
- RNA Tumor Viruses
- RNA Tumor Virus
- Tumor Virus, RNA
- Tumor Viruses, RNA
- Virus, RNA Tumor
- Viruses, RNA Tumor
Type C Oncoviruses
- Type C Oncoviruses
- Oncoviruses, Type C
- C Oncovirus, Type
- C Oncoviruses, Type
- Oncovirus, Type C
- Type C Oncovirus
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