Virus Variation Resource—recent updates and future directions

  title={Virus Variation Resource—recent updates and future directions},
  author={James Rodney Brister and Yīm{\'i}ng B{\`a}o and Sergey A. Zhdanov and Yuri Ostapchuck and Vyacheslav Chetvernin and Boris Kiryutin and Leonid Y. Zaslavsky and Michael Kimelman and Tatiana A. Tatusova},
  journal={Nucleic Acids Research},
  pages={D660 - D665}
Virus Variation ( is a comprehensive, web-based resource designed to support the retrieval and display of large virus sequence datasets. The resource includes a value added database, a specialized search interface and a suite of sequence data displays. Virus-specific sequence annotation and database loading pipelines produce consistent protein and gene annotation and capture sequence descriptors from sequence records then map these metadata to… 

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