Virus classification
Group: Group VI (ssRNA-RT)
Order: Unassigned
Family: Retroviridae
Subfamily: Orthoretrovirinae
Genus: Alpharetrovirus
Type species
Avian leukosis virus

Avian carcinoma Mill Hill virus 2
Avian leukosis virus
Avian myeloblastosis virus
Avian myelocytomatosis virus 29
Avian sarcoma virus CT10
Fujinami sarcoma virus
Rous sarcoma virus
UR2 sarcoma virus
Y73 sarcoma virus

Alpharetrovirus is a genus of the retroviridae family. It has type C morphology. Members can cause sarcomas, other tumors, and anaemia of wild and domestic birds and also affect rats.

Species include the Rous sarcoma virus, avian leukosis virus, and avian myeloblastosis virus.

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