RHABDOVIRIDAE FAMILY

October 5, 2021 Microbiology 0

Rhabdoviridae family is comprised of viruses generally known as rhabdoviruses. Rhabdoviruses have a ss(-)RNA genome and they measure between 45-100 nm in diameter. They are […]

PARAMYXOVIRIDAE FAMILY

October 4, 2021 Microbiology 0

Paramyxoviridae family is a large family of viruses that infect both humans and animals. Viruses in this family are generally called paramyxoviruses. The paramyxoviruses include […]

CORONAVIRIDAE FAMILY

October 3, 2021 Microbiology 0

Coronaviridae family is comprised of viruses known as coronaviruses. There are only two genera of viruses in the Coronaviridae family. Coronavirus (which contain Coronaviruses) and […]

FILOVIRIDAE FAMILY

October 2, 2021 Microbiology 0

Filoviridae family consists of viruses generally known as Filoviruses. Filoviruses have a ss(-)RNA genome. They are enveloped viruses because they have envelope. Viruses in this […]

ARENAVIRIDAE FAMILY

October 1, 2021 Microbiology 0

Arenaviridae family is comprised of viruses that are transmitted from animals particularly rodents such as mice, rabbits and rats to humans when they come in […]

REOVIRIDAE FAMILY

September 30, 2021 Microbiology 0

Reoviridae family is a unique family of RNA-containing viruses because it is among the family of RNA viruses that contain viruses which posses a double-stranded […]

ASTROVIRIDAE FAMILY

September 29, 2021 Microbiology 0

Astroviridae family contains only two genera of viruses; and these include Mamastrovirus (which contain the human Astroviruses and animal Astroviruses) and Avastrovirus (which contain viruses […]

PICORNAVIRIDAE FAMILY

September 28, 2021 Microbiology 0

Picornaviridae family represents a large family of virus that causes infections in humans, primates and other mammals. Enteroviruses, polio virus, foot-and-mouth disease virus (the first […]

CALICIVIRIDAE FAMILY

September 27, 2021 Microbiology 0

Caliciviridae family is a family of non-enveloped viruses that possess a ss(+)RNA genome. Their site of replication is in the cytoplasm of their host cell. […]

BORNAVIRIDAE FAMILY

September 26, 2021 Microbiology 0

Bornaviridae family contains only one genus of virus known as Bornavirus. The genus Bornavirus contain only one member species of virus known as Borna disease […]