- noun a virus in which the genetic information is stored in the form of DNA (as opposed to RNA).
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DNA virus — A DNA virus is a virus that has DNA as its genetic material and replicates using a DNA dependent DNA polymerase. The nucleic acid is usually double stranded DNA (dsDNA) but may also be single stranded DNA (ssDNA). DNA viruses belong to either… … Wikipedia
DNA-Virus — Als DNA Virus (auch DNS Virus) bezeichnet man Viren, deren Erbmaterial (Genom) in Form von Desoxyribonukleinsäure (DNA oder DNS) vorliegt und bei denen die DNA in Viruspartikel (Virionen) verpackt wird. Die DNA kann im Virus doppelsträngig oder… … Deutsch Wikipedia
DNA virus — A virus in which the genetic material is DNA rather than RNA. The DNA may be either double or single stranded. Major groups of double stranded DNA viruses (class I viruses) include the adenoviruses, the herpes viruses, and the poxviruses. Major… … Medical dictionary
DNA virus — Lackie A virus in which the nucleic acid is double or single stranded DNA (rather than RNA). Major groups of double stranded DNA viruses are papovaviruses, adenoviruses, herpesviruses, large bacteriophages, and poxviruses: of single stranded,… … Dictionary of molecular biology
DNA virus — /ˌdi ɛn eɪ ˈvaɪrəs/ (say .dee en ay vuyruhs) noun a virus which has DNA as its genetic material, as herpes, cowpox, and smallpox. Compare RNA virus … Australian English dictionary
DNA virus — noun Date: 1963 a virus whose genome consists of DNA … New Collegiate Dictionary
DNA virus — any virus containing DNA. * * * … Universalium
DNA virus — n. mcr any virus containing DNA … From formal English to slang
DNA virus — noun : a virus whose genome consists of DNA … Useful english dictionary
DNA virus — noun Any of a group of viruses whose nucleic acid is composed of DNA … Wiktionary