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Welcome to the home of Picornaviruses

The family Picornaviridae belongs to the order Picornavirales and currently consists of 50 species grouped into 29 genera, as follows: 

Aphthovirus Aquamavirus Avihepatovirus Avisivirus Cardiovirus
Cosavirus Dicipivirus Enterovirus Erbovirus Gallivirus
Hepatovirus Hunnivirus Kobuvirus Kunsagivirus Megrivirus
Mischivirus Mosavirus Oscivirus Parechovirus Pasivirus
Passerivirus Rosavirus Sakobuvirus Salivirus Sapelovirus
Senecavirus Sicinivirus Teschovirus Tremovirus  
         
Proposed new genera
         
"Limnipivirus" "Potamipivirus"

(Knowles et al., 2012; Adams et al., 2013, 2014, 2015; ICTV Master Species List 2014).

The Picornaviridae pages have been updated to reflect the new taxonomy approved by the ICTV in March 2014 (based on proposals submitted in 2013) (Adams et al., 2014) and in February 2015 (based on proposals submitted in 2014) (Adams et al., 2015).

New picornaviruses

References

Adams, M.J., King, A.M.Q. and Carstens, E.B. (2013). Ratification vote on taxonomic proposals to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2013). Archives of Virology 158: 2023–2030.

Adams, M.J., Lefkowitz, E.J., King, A.M.Q. and Carstens, E.B. (2014). Ratification vote on taxonomic proposals to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2014). Arch Virol. 159: 2831-2841.

Adams, M.J., Lefkowitz, E.J., King, A.M.Q., Bamford, D.H., Breitbart, M., Davison, A.J., Ghabrial, S.A., Gorbalenya, A.E., Knowles, N.J., Krell, P., Lavigne, R., Prangishvili, D., Sanfaçon, H., Siddell, S.G., Simmonds, P. and Carstens, E.B. (2015). Ratification vote on taxonomic proposals to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2015). Arch. Virol. 160: 1837-1850.

Knowles, N.J., Hovi, T, Hyypiä, T., King, A.M.Q., Lindberg, A.M., Pallansch, M.A., Palmenberg, A.C., Simmonds, P., Skern, T., Stanway, G., Yamashita, T. and Zell, R. (2012). Picornaviridae. In: Virus Taxonomy: Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses: Ninth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. Ed: King, A.M.Q., Adams, M.J., Carstens, E.B. and Lefkowitz, E.J. San Diego: Elsevier, pp 855-880.


Interesting reading...
Wang, X., Ren, J., Gao, Q., Hu, Z., Sun, Y., Li, X., Rowlands, D.J., Yin, W., Wang, J., Stuart, D.I., Rao, Z. and Fry, E.E. (2014). Hepatitis A virus and the origins of picornaviruses. Nature 2014 Oct 19. doi: 10.1038/nature13806. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 25327248.

Koonin, E.V., Wolf, Y.I., Nagasaki, K. and Dolja, V.V. (2008). The Big Bang of picorna-like virus evolution antedates the radiation of eukaryotic supergroups. Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 6: 925-939. Epub 2008 Nov 10.

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