Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2017 update from the ICTV Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee

Evelien M. Adriaenssens, Johannes Wittmann, Jens H. Kuhn, Dann Turner, Matthew B. Sullivan, Bas E. Dutilh, Ho Bin Jang, Leonardo J. van Zyl, Jochen Klumpp, Malgorzata Lobocka, Andrea I. Moreno Switt, Janis Rumnieks, Robert A. Edwards, Jumpei Uchiyama, Poliane Alfenas-Zerbini, Nicola K. Petty, Andrew M. Kropinski, Jakub Barylski, Annika Gillis, Martha R.C. ClokieDavid Prangishvili, Rob Lavigne, Ramy Karam Aziz, Siobain Duffy, Mart Krupovic, Minna M. Poranen, Petar Knezevic, Francois Enault, Yigang Tong, Hanna M. Oksanen, J. Rodney Brister

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Abstract

The prokaryotic virus community is represented at the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) by the Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee. Since our last report [5], the committee composition has changed, and a large number of taxonomic proposals (TaxoProps) were submitted to the ICTV Executive Committee (EC) for approval.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1125-1129
Number of pages5
JournalArchives of Virology
Volume163
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Taxonomy
  • prokaryotic viruses
  • Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses
  • Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses
  • taxonomic proposals (TaxoProps)
  • International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature

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    Adriaenssens, E. M., Wittmann, J., Kuhn, J. H., Turner, D., Sullivan, M. B., Dutilh, B. E., Jang, H. B., van Zyl, L. J., Klumpp, J., Lobocka, M., Moreno Switt, A. I., Rumnieks, J., Edwards, R. A., Uchiyama, J., Alfenas-Zerbini, P., Petty, N. K., Kropinski, A. M., Barylski, J., Gillis, A., ... Rodney Brister, J. (2018). Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2017 update from the ICTV Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee. Archives of Virology, 163(4), 1125-1129. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-018-3723-z