volume 66, issue 6, P3893-3898 1992
DOI: 10.1128/jvi.66.6.3893-3898.1992
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Abstract: Two interleukin-2-dependent feline CD4-positive and CD8-negative cell lines, MYA-1 and the newly established FeL-039, were used as host cells for infection with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). All FIV strains used, the Petaluma strain and several new isolates, were highly cytopathic to MYA-1. In contrast, the kinetics of FIN replication in FeL-039 differed greatly depending on the strain tested, i.e., noninfectious strain, highly cytopathic strain, and less cytopathic strain producing a persistent state f…

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