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Taxonomy of prokaryotic viruses: 2016 update from the ICTV bacterial and archaeal viruses subcommittee.

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posted on 26.04.2019, 14:48 by EM Adriaenssens, M Krupovic, P Knezevic, H-W Ackermann, J Barylski, JR Brister, MRC Clokie, S Duffy, BE Dutilh, RA Edwards, F Enault, HB Jang, J Klumpp, AM Kropinski, R Lavigne, MM Poranen, D Prangishvili, J Rumnieks, MB Sullivan, J Wittmann, HM Oksanen, A Gillis, JH Kuhn
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 [8], the committee composition has changed, and a large number of taxonomic proposals (TaxoProps) were submitted to the ICTV Executive Committee (EC) for approval.


This work was funded in part through Battelle Memorial Institute’s prime contract with the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) under Contract No. HHSN272200700016I. A subcontractor to Battelle Memorial Institute who performed this work is: J.H.K., an employee of Tunnell Government Services, Inc. B.E.D. was supported by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) Vidi Grant 864.14.004. R.A.E was supported by grant MCB-1330800 from the National Science Foundation. J.R.B. was supported by the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine. R.L. is a member of the phagebiotics research community, supported by FWO Vlaanderen. M.M.P. was supported by the Academy of Finland (272507 and 250113). A.G. was supported by the National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS). H.M.O. was supported by University of Helsinki funding for Instruct research infrastructure, a Landmark ESFRI project. E.M.A was funded by project funding from the National Environmental Research Council (NERC, UK) and a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Claude Leon Foundation (South Africa).



Archives of Virology, 2017, 162 (4), pp. 1153-1157

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