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Filovirus Coordinates and Naming

Coordinate Numbering

All Filoviridae coordinate numbering in the LANL Ebola HFV Database is assigned using reference sequence Yambuku-Mayinga (accession NC_002549).

Sequence Naming

For our sequence downloads and curated alignments, two names are offered for each sequence:

Filovirus Species Abbreviations

The following abbreviations and taxonomy are used in our alignments and sequence data:

2-letter 4-letter Virus Species Genus Family
EV EBOV Ebola virus Zaire ebolavirus Ebolavirus Filoviridae
SV SUDV Sudan virus Sudan ebolavirus Ebolavirus Filoviridae
RV RESTV Reston virus Reston ebolavirus Ebolavirus Filoviridae
TV TAFV Taï Forest virus Taï Forest ebolavirus Ebolavirus Filoviridae
BV BDBV Bundibugyo virus Bundibugyo ebolavirus Ebolavirus Filoviridae
MV MARV Marburg virus Marburg marburgvirus Marburgvirus Filoviridae
MR RAVV Ravn virus Marburg marburgvirus Marburgvirus Filoviridae
LV LLOV Lloviu virus Lloviu cuevavirus Cuevavirus Filoviridae

Nomenclature References

Kuhn et al. 2014. Virus nomenclature below the species level: a standardized nomenclature for filovirus strains and variants rescued from cDNA. Arch Virol 2014 May 159(5):1229-37. (PMID: 24190508)

Kuhn et al. 2013. Virus nomenclature below the species level: a standardized nomenclature for natural variants of viruses assigned to the family Filoviridae. Arch Virol 2013 Jan 158(1):301-11. (PMID: 23001720)


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