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Immunoelectron Microscopy for Virus Identification

  • Robert G. Milne
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Abstract

I am going to discuss immunonegative staining—the immunoelectron microscopy (IEM) of virus (or other pathogen-related) particles in suspension—with only short excursions into the topic of immune reactions on or in thin sections, as these are considered elsewhere in this book. As the field has been thoroughly reviewed, what I shall say will be more an informal commentary than an exhaustive survey, and I shall not necessarily follow each statement by a precise citation, or attempt to mention all the interesting papers. In places I shall use the term “grid” to mean support film.

Keywords

Tobacco Mosaic Virus Plant Virus Immunoelectron Microscopy Tomato Bushy Stunt Virus Tobacco Necrosis Virus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert G. Milne
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  1. 1.Istituto di Fitovirologia Applicata CNRTorinoItaly

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