ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Papillomaviridae
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AbstractThe Papillomaviridae is a family of small, non-enveloped viruses with double-stranded DNA genomes of 5 748 to 8 607 bp. Their classification is based on pairwise nucleotide sequence identity across the L1 open reading frame. Members of the Papillomaviridae primarily infect mucosal and keratinised epithelia, and have been isolated from fish, reptiles, birds and mammals. Despite a long co-evolutionary history with their hosts, some papillomaviruses are pathogens of their natural host species. This is a summary of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) Report on the taxonomy of the Papillomaviridae, which is available at http://www.ictv.global/report/papillomaviridae.
All Author(s) ListVan Doorslaer, Chen, Bernard, Chan, DeSalle, Dillner, Forslund, Haga, McBride, Villa, Burk, ICTV Report Consortium
Journal nameJournal of General Virology
Volume Number99
Issue Number8
Pages989 - 990
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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