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Consensus statement: Virus taxonomy in the age of metagenomics

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The number and diversity of viral sequences that are identified in metagenomic data far exceeds that of experimentally characterized virus isolates. In a recent workshop, a panel of experts discussed the proposal that, with appropriate quality control, viruses that are known only from metagenomic data can, and should be, incorporated into the official classification scheme of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Although a taxonomy that is based on metagenomic sequence d...

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10.1038/nrmicro.2016.177

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, NDM Experimental Medicine
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Nature Reviews Microbiology Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
161–168
Publication date:
2017-01-03
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EISSN:
1740-1534
ISSN:
1740-1526
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pubs:672941
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uri:cc32958b-9463-4fd2-8837-c8eef63fc9ff
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uuid:cc32958b-9463-4fd2-8837-c8eef63fc9ff
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pubs:672941

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