Accession Number : AD0759757

Title :   Conditions for Formation of the Small-Plaque Phenotype of Chikungunya Virus,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Zasukhina,G. D. ; Marinina,V. P.

Report Date : 16 FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The natural background of cultivation was shown to influence the size of plaques formed by Chikungunya virus. The plaque size of S+ and S- mutants depended on the growth medium composition, components of the overlay, host cells, concentration of the cells and the temperature of incubation. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS, *GENETICS), MUTATIONS, GROUP A ARBOVIRUSES, GROWTH(PHYSIOLOGY), MORPHOLOGY(BIOLOGY), ARBOVIRUSES, USSR

Subject Categories : Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE