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Proposed update to the taxonomy of the genera Hepacivirus and Pegivirus within the Flaviviridae family

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Proposed update to the taxonomy of the genera Hepacivirus and Pegivirus within the Flaviviridae family. / Smith, Donald B.; Becher, Paul; Bukh, Jens; Gould, Ernest A.; Meyers, Gregor; Monath, Thomas; Muerhoff, A. Scott; Pletnev, Alexander; Rico-Hesse, Rebecca; Stapleton, Jack T.; Simmonds, Peter.

I: Journal of General Virology, Bind 97, 11.2016, s. 2894-2907.

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Smith, DB, Becher, P, Bukh, J, Gould, EA, Meyers, G, Monath, T, Muerhoff, AS, Pletnev, A, Rico-Hesse, R, Stapleton, JT & Simmonds, P 2016, 'Proposed update to the taxonomy of the genera Hepacivirus and Pegivirus within the Flaviviridae family', Journal of General Virology, bind 97, s. 2894-2907. https://doi.org/10.1099/jgv.0.000612

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Smith, D. B., Becher, P., Bukh, J., Gould, E. A., Meyers, G., Monath, T., ... Simmonds, P. (2016). Proposed update to the taxonomy of the genera Hepacivirus and Pegivirus within the Flaviviridae family. Journal of General Virology, 97, 2894-2907. https://doi.org/10.1099/jgv.0.000612

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Smith DB, Becher P, Bukh J, Gould EA, Meyers G, Monath T o.a. Proposed update to the taxonomy of the genera Hepacivirus and Pegivirus within the Flaviviridae family. Journal of General Virology. 2016 nov;97:2894-2907. https://doi.org/10.1099/jgv.0.000612

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Smith, Donald B. ; Becher, Paul ; Bukh, Jens ; Gould, Ernest A. ; Meyers, Gregor ; Monath, Thomas ; Muerhoff, A. Scott ; Pletnev, Alexander ; Rico-Hesse, Rebecca ; Stapleton, Jack T. ; Simmonds, Peter. / Proposed update to the taxonomy of the genera Hepacivirus and Pegivirus within the Flaviviridae family. I: Journal of General Virology. 2016 ; Bind 97. s. 2894-2907.

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AU - Gould, Ernest A.

AU - Meyers, Gregor

AU - Monath, Thomas

AU - Muerhoff, A. Scott

AU - Pletnev, Alexander

AU - Rico-Hesse, Rebecca

AU - Stapleton, Jack T.

AU - Simmonds, Peter

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