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A family of small DNA viruses (Baltimore class VII) that cause liver disease. The genome consists of partially double-stranded, partially single-stranded circular DNA that replicates via an RNA intermediate which is reverse-transcribed into DNA. The best known example is hepatitis B virus.

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