Header Logo


"Betacoronavirus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
A genus of the family CORONAVIRIDAE which causes respiratory or gastrointestinal disease in a variety of mostly mammals. Human betacoronaviruses include HUMAN ENTERIC CORONAVIRUS; HUMAN CORONAVIRUS OC43; MERS VIRUS; and SARS VIRUS. Members have either core transcription regulatory sequences of 5’-CUAAAC-3’ or 5’-CUAAAC-3’ and mostly have no ORF downstream to the N protein gene.

expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Betacoronavirus" by people in this website by year, and whether "Betacoronavirus" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 120 publications over 1 distinct years, with a maximum of 120 publications in 2020
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.