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Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp 219–221 | Cite as

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection of organotypic nerve cell cultures

Tubule-like structures in the nuclei of cells infected with type 2 but not with type 1 virus
  • Marion S. Ecob-Johnston
  • William O. WhetsellJr.
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Summary

In HSV-2 infected cultures, intranuclear tubule-like structures were found more commonly in fibroblasts and central nervous system (CNS) neurons than in oligodendrocytes, astrocytes, satellite and Schwann cells, but were found least often in peripheral neurons.

Key words

Herpes simplex virus Organotypic nerve cell cultures Electron microscopy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marion S. Ecob-Johnston
    • 1
  • William O. WhetsellJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Nerve Cell Tissue Culture Laboratory, Department of NeurologyThe Mount Sinai Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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