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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 90, No. 5, 1995, pp. 653-656
Bioline Code: oc95133
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 90, No. 5, 1995, pp. 653-656

 en An erythrocytic virus of the brazilian tree-frog, Phrynohyas venulosa
Ap Alves de Matos; I Paperna & R Lainson


Blood erythrocytes of Brazilian tree-frogs, Phrynohyas
venulosa were found to frequently contain single, small,
densely staining inclusions.  Electron microscopy showed these
to be icosahedral viral particles which measured from 250-280
nm in diameter: they were devoid of an envelope, and thus
differed from previously described viruses of frog
erythrocytes.  The infected erythrocytes lacked a crystalline

viral particles - erythrocytes - Phrynohyas venulosa - tree-frogs - Brazil

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