volume 66, issue 7, P4587-4590 1992
DOI: 10.1128/jvi.66.7.4587-4590.1992
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Abstract: Embryonic fibroblasts and kidney epithelial cells from 132-microglobulin-deficient mice were as infectible by polyomavirus as cells from normal littermates were, as judged by expression of nuclear viral capsid antigen, development of cytopathic effects, and yields of infectious virus. We conclude that expression of intact class I major histocompatibility complex molecules is not essential for polyomavirus infection.