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Record number 412249
Title Ophiovirus
Author(s) Gago-Zachert, S.; Garcia, M.L.; Guerri, J.; Hammond, J.; Milne, R.G.; Moreno, P.; Morikawa, T.; Natsuaki, T.; Navarro, J.A.; Pallas, V.; Torok, V.; Vaira, A.M.; Verbeek, M.; Vetten, H.J.
Source In: Virus taxonomy: Ninth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses / Lefkowitz, E., Adams, M.J., King, A.M.Q., Carstens, E.B., San Diego : Elsevier Academic Press - ISBN 9780123846846 - p. 81 - 86.
Department(s) PRI BIOINT Entomology & Virology
Publication type Peer reviewed book chapter
Publication year 2011
Abstract Taxonomy lies at the uneasy interface between biology and logic. The processing of information follows somewhat different rules in these two systems and the role of taxonomy is to reconcile them as tidily as possible. To this end, the Virology Division of the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) charged the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) with the task of developing, refining, and maintaining a universal virus taxonomy. The goal of this undertaking is to categorize the multitude of known viruses into a single classification scheme that reflects their evolutionary relationships, i.e. their individual phylogenies. The most recent report of the ICTV: "Virus taxonomy: classification and nomenclature of viruses: Ninth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses
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