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negative sense, single-stranded RNA viruses
Subject Category
V Taxonomic Classification of Organisms
Definition
A group of RNA viruses whose negative single strand of viral RNA (3' to 5') has base sequence complementary to the positive sense strand (5' to 3'). The negative viral RNA must be converted by RNA polymerase to positive-sense RNA before it can be translated into protein.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4.rdf
Taxonomic Rank
No Rank
Source
International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4
Used For
(-)ssRNA viruses
negative-sense single-stranded RNA viruses
negative sense single-stranded RNA viruses
single-stranded RNA viruses, negative sense
Broader Term
ssRNA viruses
Narrower Term
Arenaviridae
Aspiviridae
Bunyavirales
Deltavirus
Mononegavirales
Orthomyxoviridae
Related Term
positive sense, single-stranded RNA viruses
Spanish
negative sense, single-stranded RNA viruses
Term Number
4