1887

Abstract

Summary

Monoclonal antibodies raised against the Hallé strain of measles virus were tested for their strain specificity using other measles virus isolates (Edmonston, Leningrad, Lec and two fresh isolates JT and Fasquelle). Monoclonal antibodies to L, HA and NP polypeptides, with one exception, reacted with all the measles virus strains tested; antibody from hybrid line 25 failed to react with the NP polypeptide of JT virus by immunofluorescence or radioimmunoprecipitation. Three other monoclonal antibodies, two reacting with NP and one with HA, although giving a positive immunofluorescence reaction, did not immunoprecipitate labelled antigen from JT virus-infected cells. The immunological relationship of canine distemper and measles viruses was also investigated with monoclonal antibodies. Two of the three anti-NP and three of the four anti-HA monoclonal antibodies reacted with canine distemper virus in an immunofluorescence reaction but only one (anti-NP) reacted in a radioimmunoprecipitation test.

Keyword(s): canine distemper , measles , monoclonal and SSPE
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journal/jgv/10.1099/0022-1317-57-1-179
1981-11-01
2019-10-18
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journal/jgv/10.1099/0022-1317-57-1-179
Loading

Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error