Biopolym. Cell. 2003; 19(1):71-75.
Viruses and Cell
Endogenous ALV-related retroviruses in chicken line CB
1Borisenko L. G., 1Rynditch A. V.
  1. Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, NAS of Ukraine
    150, Akademika Zabolotnoho Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680


Using polymerase chain reaction and restriction length polymorphism analysis we detected ALV-related proviruses (ev loci) in DNA of inbred chicken line CB (B12/B12. All the found retroviruses (ev-1, ev-7, ev-10) may be responsible for the production of infectious and noninfectious virions. It is shown that a peak of provirus distribution is centered at CC-rich compartments of the genome (51–62 % GC).


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