Virology Division News 2265 Arch Virol 144/11 (1999) Virology Division News VDN 1 2 C. M. Fauquet and C. R. Pringle ILTAB/Danforth Plant Science Center, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. Biological Sciences Department, University of Warwick, Coventry, U.K. Plant virologists have taken the initiative in the development of a standardized system of abbreviation of virus names in response to the particular problems associated with the naming of plant viruses [1–3]. There is now a compelling case for extending these efforts to embrace all viruses irrespective of their host organisms. Increasing awareness of the diversity of viruses and greater reliance on storage of information in electronic databases call for standardization of abbreviations to avoid ambiguity. The accurate recovery of informa- tion from databases is dependent on the existence of unique abbreviations for virus names, since virus names may often only be registered in abbreviated form. In order to encourage the standardization of abbreviations beyond the plant viruses, we have recently compiled a list of the abbreviations of the vertebrate virus species names recommended by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) and contained in its Seventh Report . This list of recommended abbreviations for vertebrate virus species
Archives of Virology – Springer Journals
Published: Nov 1, 1999
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