volume 66, issue 6, P3409-3414 1992
DOI: 10.1128/jvi.66.6.3409-3414.1992
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Abstract: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infects two cell types, B lymphocytes and epithelial cells. Electron microscopic studies have shown that the virus fuses with the lymphoblastoid cell line Raji but is endocytosed into thin-walled non-clathrin-coated vesicles in normal B cells before fusion takes place. To compare early interactions of EBV with epithelial cells and B cells, a fluorescence dequenching assay of fusion was employed, using virus labeled either with the pH-insensitive probe octadecyl rhodamine B chloride (R1…

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