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Title: Integration of genomic and proteomic analyses in the classification of the Siphoviridae family
Authors: Adriaenssens, Evelien
Edwards, Rob
Nash, John H E
Mahadevan, Padmanabhan
Seto, Donald
Ackermann, Hans-Wolfgang
Lavigne, Rob # ×
Kropinski, Andrew M #
Issue Date: Mar-2015
Publisher: Academic Press
Series Title: Virology vol:477 pages:144-54
Article number: S0042-6822(14)00471-1
Abstract: Using a variety of genomic (BLASTN, ClustalW) and proteomic (Phage Proteomic Tree, CoreGenes) tools we have tackled the taxonomic status of members of the largest bacteriophage family, the Siphoviridae. In all over 400 phages were examined and we were able to propose 39 new genera, comprising 216 phage species, and add 62 species to two previously defined genera (Phic3unalikevirus; L5likevirus) grouping, in total, 390 fully sequenced phage isolates. Many of the remainders are orphans which the Bacterial and Archaeal Viruses Subcommittee of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) chooses not to ascribe genus status at the time being.
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ISSN: 0042-6822
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Division of Gene Technology (-)
Division of Crop Biotechnics
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