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Archives of Virology

, Volume 109, Issue 1–2, pp 115–120 | Cite as

Morphological characterization of chicken anaemia agent (CAA)

  • H. Gelderblom
  • S. Kling
  • R. Lurz
  • I. Tischer
  • V. v. Bülow
Brief Report

Summary

Chicken anaemia agent (CAA) was characterized as a virion with 25nm in diameter, with a buoyant density in CsCl of 1.36–1.37 g/cm3, and containing a circular, single-stranded DNA genome. The virus is composed of 32 hollow morphological units representing a regular T=3 icosahedron.

Keywords

Infectious Disease CsCl Morphological Characterization Buoyant Density Morphological Unit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Gelderblom
    • 1
  • S. Kling
    • 2
  • R. Lurz
    • 3
  • I. Tischer
    • 1
  • V. v. Bülow
    • 2
  1. 1.Robert-Koch-Institut des BundesgesundheitsamtesBerlin
  2. 2.Institut für GeflügelkrankheitenFreie Universität BerlinBerlin
  3. 3.Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare GenetikBerlin

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