Simian foamy virus

Known as: virus, Human foamy, viruses, Simian foamy, Human Spumavirus 
A species of SPUMAVIRUS causing non-pathogenic infections in chimpanzees and humans.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Simian virus infections of humans are an increasing public health concern. Simian foamy virus (SFV) infections have been reported… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Foamy viruses (FVs) are nonpathogenic retroviruses infecting many species of mammals, notably primates, cattle, and cats. We have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although parasite–host co-speciation is a long-held hypothesis, convincing evidence for long-term co-speciation remains elusive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Foamy viruses are a family of complex retroviruses that establish common, productive infections in a wide range of nonhuman… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The recognition that AIDS originated as a zoonosis heightens public health concerns associated with human infection by simian… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Hunting and butchering of wild non-human primates infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) is thought to have… (More)
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2000
2000
The prevalence, transmission, and variation of simian foamy viruses (SFVs) in baboons was investigated. Over 95% of adult baboons… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Several independent isolates of simian foamy viruses (SFV) were recovered from chimpanzee B-cell lines. One isolate, designated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Oxidation of lipoproteins is important for the initiation and propagation of the atherosclerotic lesion and may involve secondary… (More)
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