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Keeping up with virus taxonomy

As sequencing technologies continue to become more efficient, more and more viruses are being discovered. Until recently,¬†classification of these new viruses still relied upon information about physical properties. The ICTV has since embraced metagenomics, using sequence data to infer biological … Continue reading

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