Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 4th, 2005
According to a study from Japan, "We here report a highly efficient reverse genetics system for measles virus (MeV), using Chinese hamster ovary cells constitutively expressing a MeV receptor human signaling lymphocyte activation molecule (CHO/hSLAM cells). The recombinant vaccinia virus vTF7-3 that encodes the T7 RNA polymerase under the control of the early/late promoter was used in the system. Replication of vTF7-3 was highly restricted in CHO/hSLAM cells, but the virus could still drive the T7 promoter, allowing us to recover MeV from the...
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