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Can you name the MVST IB virus families?

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DescriptionVirus familyExamples
ssDNA genome, icosahedral capsid, no envelope, 5kbCanine parvovirus, feline panleucopenia, human parvovirus
dsRNA genome in 10-11 fragments, icoshedral capsid, no envelope, ~20kbp, virion transcriptaseBlue tongue, human and animal rotaviruses
+ssRNA genome, helical nucleocapsid and envelope, ~30kbInfectious bronchitis, SARS
dsDNA genome with RNA intermediate, icosahedral capsid and envelope, 3kbpHepatitis B
+ssRNA genome, icosahedral capsid, no envelope, ~7kbPoliovirus, hepatitis A, rhinovirus, foot and mouth disease
dsDNA genome, icosahedral capsid, no envelope, 35kbpAdenovirus
dsDNA genome, complex capsid, envelope, ~200kbp, virion transcriptaseVariola, vaccinia, myxovirus, Orf
+ssRNA genome, icosahedral capsid, 40-80nm, envelope, 11kbRubella, hepatitis C, yellow fever, classical swine fever, West Nile virus
DescriptionVirus familyExamples
-ssRNA genome in 8 fragments, helical capsid and envelope, 12kb, virion transcriptaseInfluenza A viruses
+ssRNA genome, icosahedral capsid, no envelope, 8kbNorovirus, feline calicivirus
-ssRNA genome, helical capsid and envelope, 15kb, virion transcriptaseMeasles, canine distemper, mumps, respiratory syncytial virus, Newcastle disease
-ssRNA genome, helical capsid and envelope, ~10kb, virion transcriptaseVesicular stomatitis virus, rabies
dsDNA genome, icosahedral capsid, no envelope, 5-8kbpPolyomavirus, simian virus 40, papillomavirus
+ssRNA genome with DNA intermediate, 100nm capsid with envelope, 8kb, virion transcriptaseRous sarcoma virus, feline leukaemia virus, HIV
dsDNA genome, icosahedral capsid, envelope, ~150kbpHerpes simplex, varicella-zoster, Epstein-Barr, CMV, human herpesvirus 8, Marek's disease, pseudorabies

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