VIRALZONE NEWS Herpesvirus resource September 2017
A Herpesvirus page have been developed to describe the specific molecular biology of herpesviridae. This includes a deeper description of the virion, the virus life-cycle, a list of herpesviridae host-virus interactions


Taxonomy update September 2017
The International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV ) has ratified in january 2017 the creation of 11 new families and 126 new genera. ViralZone has been updated accordingly, and in taxonomy pages these new nodes are tagged as .

>>News archive

VIROLOGY NEWS TWIV:This Week in Virology is a weekly podcast animated by professors Vincent Racaniello and Dick Despommier from the Columbia University, USA.

Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca
Virus and bioinformatics articles with some microbiology and immunology thrown in for good measure Curated by Dr. Chris Upton

Publication: ViralZone: a knowledge resource to understand virus diversity. Hulo C, de Castro E, Masson P, Bougueleret L, Bairoch A, Xenarios I, Le Mercier P. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan;39(Database issue):D576-82.
ViralZone current statistics
November, 2017
622 Virus description pages:
  • 121 Families
  • 492 Genera
  • 9 individual Species

216 Viral molecular biology pages

Linking to:
(UniProt release 2017_10)


ViralZone picture copyright
All pictures in ViralZone are copyright of the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics. Permission is granted to use the pictures in academic thesis or non-commercial powerpoint presentations, provided the source is acknowledged
(Source: ViralZone:www.expasy.org/viralzone,
SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
)
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. For any other use, please contact us at