A revised version of the international code of virus classification and nomenclature

A revised version of the international code of virus classification and nomenclature Virology Division News 1645 Arch Virol 143/8 (1998) Virology Division News VDN A revised version of the international code of virus classification and nomenclature M. A. Mayo and M. C. Horzinek On behalf of the Executive Committee of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses Foreword The classification of viruses and the assignment of names to taxa are the responsibility of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). The activities of ICTV are governed by Statutes agreed by the Virology Division of the International Union of Microbiological Societies and are guided by an International Code [2]. This Code is revised occasionally to conform with accepted virological practice and to make the Rules as readily comprehensible as possible (e.g. [1]). Recently some changes to the Rules were proposed by the Executive Committee of the ICTV and subsequently ratified by the full membership of the ICTV. This article records these changes and also presents a new format for the Code, based in part on the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria [3]. The new Rules in the Code are the following: (1) A replacement of old rule 24 (new Rule 3.24) that does not explicitly ban the use of higher http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Virology Springer Journals

A revised version of the international code of virus classification and nomenclature

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © Wien by 1998 Springer-Verlag/
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Legacy
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0304-8608
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1432-8798
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10.1007/s007050050406
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