Minutes of the international committee on systematics of prokaryotes online discussion on the proposed use of gene sequences as type for naming of prokaryotes, and outcome of vote

ICSP Executive Board, Iain C. Sutcliffe*, Lenie Dijkshoorn, William B. Whitman

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Abstract

The International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes has held an electronic discussion on proposals to amend the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes in order to allow the use of gene sequence data as type. The scientific discussion is reported. Subsequently members of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes voted on these proposals, which were rejected.

Original languageEnglish
Article number004303
Pages (from-to)4416-4417
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Volume70
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2020

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