Hepadnaviridae

Known as: Hepadnavirus, Hepadnaviruses 
A family of hepatotropic DNA viruses which contains double-stranded DNA genomes and causes hepatitis in humans and animals. There are two genera… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
360 million people are chronically infected with the human hepatitis B virus (HBV) and are consequently prone to develop liver… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF) is an oral prodrug of tenofovir, a nucleotide (nucleoside monophosphate) analogue… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
A unique characteristic of the hepatitis B virus is the production of a secreted form (precore or HBeAg) of the structural… (More)
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2003
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2003
Twenty-five years ago Rizzetto et al. [1], while examining liver biopsies from individuals infected with HBV, discovered by… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The HBx protein of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a small transcriptional transactivator that is essential for infection by the… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Human foamy virus (HFV) is the prototype of the Spumavirus genus of Retroviridae. In all other retroviruses, the pol gene… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Hepadnaviruses, as well as other pararetroviruses, express their pol (P) gene product unfused to the preceding core gene implying… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
To correlate the hepatitis B virus P gene with the enzymatic activities predicted to participate in hepadnavirus reverse… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
To study the evolutionary relationship of reverse transcriptase (RT) containing genetic elements, a phylogenetic tree of 82… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Primary duck hepatocytes were infected with a mutant duck hepatitis B virus defective in envelope protein but competent for viral… (More)
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