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Adsorption in vitro of Bovine Enteroviruses by Non-cultured Bovine and Human Tissues

Naturevolume 199pages12111212 (1963) | Download Citation



THE results of some recent work1–3 have produced evidence of the importance of specific virus cell-receptor(s) (which can be demonstrated in cell or tissue homogenates by its virus infectivity binding activity) as one of the major factors controlling the susceptibility in vitro of cultured cells and the species susceptibility in vivo to human enteroviruses, or the enteroviruses tissue tropisms in vivo within susceptible species.

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    La Placa, M. (unpublished results).

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  1. Institute of Microbiology, University of Bologna



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