The 7 th ICTV Report

The 7 th ICTV Report Arch Virol 146/1 (2001) Virology Division News th The 7 ICTV Report 1 2 C. M. Fauquet and M. A. Mayo ILTAB/Danforth Plant Science Center, University of Missouri St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, U.K. Introduction After an unexpected and much regretted delay, the seventh Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) [8] has been published. The Report is the culmination of the efforts of the many virologists who have contributed to the diverse committees and Study Groups that constitute the ICTV. Some 476 virologists from many countries have been involved in various capacities during the interval following the th publication of the previous Report [5]. The size, scope and content of the 7 Report are reflections of the enormous increase in virological knowledge during the last 5 years; the Report runs to 1162 pages that describe 3 Orders, 63 Families, 240 Genera. These compare with the taxonomy described in the previous Report that comprised 1 Order, 50 Families th and 164 Genera. An important development since the 6 Report was published, has been a focus on the demarcation of species within the genera [6]. Previously, many viruses were listed but Archives of Virology Springer Journals

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