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Binomial nomenclature for virus species: a consultation

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The Executive Committee of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) recognizes the need for a standardized nomenclature for virus species. This article sets out the case for establishing a binomial nomenclature and presents the advantages and disadvantages of different naming formats. The Executive Committee understands that adopting a binomial system would have major practical consequences, and invites comments from the virology community before making any decisions to chang...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00705-019-04477-6

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0000-0002-8702-7868
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HHSN272200700016I
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Virology Journal website
Volume:
165
Issue:
2
Pages:
519-525
Publication date:
2020-02-01
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EISSN:
1432-8798
ISSN:
0304-8608
Pmid:
31797129
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English
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Pubs id:
1077775
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pubs:1077775
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2020-04-06

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