Minimum Information about an Uncultivated Virus Genome (MIUViG)

Roux, Simon, Adriaenssens, Evelien M ORCID: 0000-0003-4826-5406, Dutilh, Bas E, Koonin, Eugene V, Kropinski, Andrew M, Krupovic, Mart, Kuhn, Jens H, Lavigne, Rob, Brister, J Rodney, Varsani, Arvind
et al (show 51 more authors) (2019) Minimum Information about an Uncultivated Virus Genome (MIUViG). NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 37 (1). pp. 29-37.

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We present an extension of the Minimum Information about any (x) Sequence (MIxS) standard for reporting sequences of uncultivated virus genomes. Minimum Information about an Uncultivated Virus Genome (MIUViG) standards were developed within the Genomic Standards Consortium framework and include virus origin, genome quality, genome annotation, taxonomic classification, biogeographic distribution and in silico host prediction. Community-wide adoption of MIUViG standards, which complement the Minimum Information about a Single Amplified Genome (MISAG) and Metagenome-Assembled Genome (MIMAG) standards for uncultivated bacteria and archaea, will improve the reporting of uncultivated virus genomes in public databases. In turn, this should enable more robust comparative studies and a systematic exploration of the global virosphere.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Viruses, Virus Cultivation, Genomics, Genome, Viral, Databases, Genetic
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 13:07
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2023 00:18
DOI: 10.1038/nbt.4306
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