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Rymovirus: a cautionary tale

Gibbs, Adrian; Gibbs, Mark J


A recent proposal that the genus Rymovirus be assimilated into the genus Potyvirus is examined, discussed, and rejected. It illustrates the danger of using ‘sequence identity’ as a proxy for phylogenetic relatedness to distinguish closely related but distinct groups of viruses.

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Archives of Virology
DOI: 10.1007/s00705-017-3676-7


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