Initial characterization of four cytomegalovirus strains isolated from chimpanzees
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- Swinkels, B.W., Geelen, J.L.M.C., Wertheim-van Dillen, P. et al. Archives of Virology (1984) 82: 125. doi:10.1007/BF01309376
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Cytomegalovirus was isolated from chimpanzees. The chimpanzee CMV showed a strong antigenic relationship with human CMV. The genome of the chimpanzee CMV was found to have a molecular weight of 147±11.3×106 and showed partial homology to human CMV DNA.