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Hepadnaviridae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hepadnaviridae
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.375
B04.450.390
Unique ID
D015613
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015613
Annotation
a family of hepatitis viruses; from HEPAtotropic DNA viruses; infection = HEPADNAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
Scope Note
A family of hepatotropic DNA viruses which contains double-stranded DNA genomes and causes hepatitis in humans and animals. There are two genera: AVIHEPADNAVIRUS and ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS. Hepadnaviruses include HEPATITIS B VIRUS, duck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, DUCK), heron hepatitis B virus, ground squirrel hepatitis virus, and woodchuck hepatitis B virus (HEPATITIS B VIRUS, WOODCHUCK).
Entry Term(s)
Hepadnaviruses
Registry Number
txid10404
Previous Indexing
Hepatitis B Virus (1982-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/04/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Hepadnaviridae Preferred
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