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Title: Interferon induction and action in human lymphoblastoid cells infected with measles virus
Authors: Volckaert-Vervliet, G ×
Heremans, Hubertine
De Ley, Marc
Billiau, Alfons #
Issue Date: Dec-1978
Series Title: Journal of General Virology vol:41 issue:3 pages:459-66
Abstract: Virus replication, cytopathic effect and interferon production were measured in Namalva lymphoblastoid cells infected with measles viruses. Eight virus strains of different origin or passage history were compared. An inverse relationship seemed to exist between the abilities of strains to induce interferon and to replicate to high titres. Two representative strains were found to be highly sensitive to lymphoblastoid cell interferon, when tested in a line of monkey kidney cells (Vero). In contrast, Namalva cells were found to be highly insensitive to autologous interferon when challenged with measles or Semliki Forest virus (SFV).
ISSN: 0022-1317
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology Section
Laboratory of Immunobiology (Rega Institute)
× corresponding author
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