Deltaretrovirus

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Deltaretrovirus
Virus classification
Group: Group VI (ssRNA-RT)
Order: Unassigned
Family: Retroviridae
Subfamily: Orthoretrovirinae
Genus: Deltaretrovirus
Type species
Bovine leukemia virus
Species

Bovine leukemia virus
Primate T-lymphotropic virus 1
Primate T-lymphotropic virus 2
Primate T-lymphotropic virus 3

A deltaretrovirus is a genus of the retroviridae family. It consists of exogenous horizontally transmitted viruses found in several groups of mammals.

Examples are the bovine leukemia virus and the Human T-lymphotropic virus.

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