Next Article in Journal
Cell-Free and Cell-Based Approaches to Explore the Roles of Host Membranes and Lipids in the Formation of Viral Replication Compartment Induced by Tombusviruses
Previous Article in Journal
Mutation of Glycosylation Sites in BST-2 Leads to Its Accumulation at Intracellular CD63-Positive Vesicles without Affecting Its Antiviral Activity against Multivesicular Body-Targeted HIV-1 and Hepatitis B Virus

Linking Virus Genomes with Host Taxonomy

Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan
SGI Japan, Ltd., Yebisu Garden Place Tower 31F, 4-20-3 Ebisu Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-6031, Japan
Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, IGS UMR 7256, 13288 Marseille, France
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Academic Editor: Eric O. Freed
Viruses 2016, 8(3), 66;
Received: 15 December 2015 / Revised: 23 February 2016 / Accepted: 25 February 2016 / Published: 1 March 2016
Environmental genomics can describe all forms of organisms—cellular and viral—present in a community. The analysis of such eco-systems biology data relies heavily on reference databases, e.g., taxonomy or gene function databases. Reference databases of symbiosis sensu lato, although essential for the analysis of organism interaction networks, are lacking. By mining existing databases and literature, we here provide a comprehensive and manually curated database of taxonomic links between viruses and their cellular hosts. View Full-Text
Keywords: virus-host interactions; database; taxonomy; GenomeNet; KEGG; genomes virus-host interactions; database; taxonomy; GenomeNet; KEGG; genomes
Show Figures

Graphical abstract

MDPI and ACS Style

Mihara, T.; Nishimura, Y.; Shimizu, Y.; Nishiyama, H.; Yoshikawa, G.; Uehara, H.; Hingamp, P.; Goto, S.; Ogata, H. Linking Virus Genomes with Host Taxonomy. Viruses 2016, 8, 66.

AMA Style

Mihara T, Nishimura Y, Shimizu Y, Nishiyama H, Yoshikawa G, Uehara H, Hingamp P, Goto S, Ogata H. Linking Virus Genomes with Host Taxonomy. Viruses. 2016; 8(3):66.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Mihara, Tomoko, Yosuke Nishimura, Yugo Shimizu, Hiroki Nishiyama, Genki Yoshikawa, Hideya Uehara, Pascal Hingamp, Susumu Goto, and Hiroyuki Ogata. 2016. "Linking Virus Genomes with Host Taxonomy" Viruses 8, no. 3: 66.

Find Other Styles
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

Back to TopTop