Hello everyone,
Our publication on the characterization of two putative virulence and/or immune evasion genes in  FV3 by engineering knockout (KO) defective mutants and using Xenopus tadpoles and Xenopus kidney cell lines is now published in Virology.
The publication can be freely accessed until September 27, 2015 using the link below.

Article title: Characterization of Frog Virus 3 Knockout Mutants Lacking Putative Virulence Genes
Reference: YVIRO7849
Journal title: Virology
Corresponding author: Dr. Jacques Robert
First author: Dr. Francisco De Jesús Andino
Final version published online: 8-AUG-2015
Full bibliographic details: Virology  (2015), pp. 162-170
DOI information: 10.1016/j.virol.2015.07.011

Jacques Robert
Jacques ROBERT, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Undergraduate Track Coordinator and Advisor for the BMB Concentration, UPBM
Program Director of the BS/MS IMV graduate program
Director of the Xenopus laevis Research Resource for Immunobiology 
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Box 672
University of Rochester , Medical Center
Room 2-11124, MRBX
Rochester, NY 14642  USA

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