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Title: Primate immunodeficiency virus classification and nomenclature: Review

Abstract

The International Committee for the Taxonomy and Nomenclature of Viruses does not rule on virus classifications below the species level. The definition of species for viruses cannot be clearly defined for all types of viruses. The complex and interesting epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Viruses demands a detailed and informative nomenclature system, while at the same time it presents challenges such that many of the rules need to be flexibly applied or modified over time. As a result, this review outlines the nomenclature system for primate lentiviruses and provides an update on new findings since the last review was written in 2000.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. National and Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens, Athens (Greece)
  3. Univ. of Montpellier, Montpellier (France); IBC, Computational Biology Institute, Montpellier (France)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Institutes of Health (NIH); USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1331286
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-16-24498
Journal ID: ISSN 1567-1348
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Infection, Genetics and Evolution
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 46; Journal ID: ISSN 1567-1348
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; Biological Science; Immunodeficiency; HIV; Lentivirus; Nomenclature; Classification

Citation Formats

Foley, Brian T., Leitner, Thomas, Paraskevis, Dimitrios, and Peeters, Martine. Primate immunodeficiency virus classification and nomenclature: Review. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2016.10.018.
Foley, Brian T., Leitner, Thomas, Paraskevis, Dimitrios, & Peeters, Martine. Primate immunodeficiency virus classification and nomenclature: Review. United States. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2016.10.018.
Foley, Brian T., Leitner, Thomas, Paraskevis, Dimitrios, and Peeters, Martine. Mon . "Primate immunodeficiency virus classification and nomenclature: Review". United States. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2016.10.018. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1331286.
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author = {Foley, Brian T. and Leitner, Thomas and Paraskevis, Dimitrios and Peeters, Martine},
abstractNote = {The International Committee for the Taxonomy and Nomenclature of Viruses does not rule on virus classifications below the species level. The definition of species for viruses cannot be clearly defined for all types of viruses. The complex and interesting epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Viruses demands a detailed and informative nomenclature system, while at the same time it presents challenges such that many of the rules need to be flexibly applied or modified over time. As a result, this review outlines the nomenclature system for primate lentiviruses and provides an update on new findings since the last review was written in 2000.},
doi = {10.1016/j.meegid.2016.10.018},
journal = {Infection, Genetics and Evolution},
number = ,
volume = 46,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {10}
}

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