Virus metagenomics

Classification of viruses identified through metagenomics

paper that discusses issues related to the taxonomic classification of viruses discovered through metagenomic sequencing has been published in Current Opinion in Virology:

Dutilh BE, Varsani A, Tong Y, Simmonds P, Sabanadzovic S, Rubino L, Roux S, Muñoz AR, Lood C, Lefkowitz EJ, Kuhn JH, Krupovic M, Edwards RA, Brister JR, Adriaenssens EM, Sullivan MB. Perspective on taxonomic classification of uncultivated viruses. Curr Opin Virol. 2021 Dec;51:207-215. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2021.10.011. Epub 2021 Nov 12. PMID: 34781105.