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General Properties of the Paramyxoviruses

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Paul A. Rota PhD1,
  2. Bettina Bankamp PhD2,
  3. William J. Bellini PhD Chief3

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0239

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Rota, P. A., Bankamp, B. and Bellini, W. J. 2010. General Properties of the Paramyxoviruses. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Herpesvirus Team, Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA

  2. 2

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Herpes Team, Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA

  3. 3

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Measles, Mumps, Rubella and, Herpesviruses Team, Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Classification
  • 2
    Morphology and General Properties
  • 3
    Genome Structure and Organization
  • 4
    Replication
  • 5
    Polypeptides
  • 6
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • general properties of paramyxoviruses;
  • matrix protein;
  • fusion protein;
  • attachment protein;
  • large (polymerase) protein;
  • NS1 and NS2 proteins;
  • small hydrophobic proteins;
  • M2-1 and M2-2 proteins