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The development of tipula iridescent virus in the crane fly, tipula paludosa Meig., and the wax moth, Galleria mellonella L. 1961. Bird. F.T. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 7:827-830.

Year: 1961

Issued by: Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 34320

Language: English

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Abstract

Patches of material rich in desoxyribolluc1cic acid form in the cytoplasm of cells of the silk gland, fat body, epidermis, tracheal epithelium, and muscles of the crane fly, Tipula paludosa Meig., and the wax moth. _Galleria mmellonella_L. infected with Tipuln, iridescent virus. The development of virus particles appears to be associated with strands of dense material in the cytoplasm of suseptible cells. Each particle consists of a central core surrounded by a membrane. After their formation many of the particles appear to become surrounded by protein.

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