Degradation of myxovirus virion RNA by periodate

Intervirology
G A Tannock, I P Griffith

Abstract

Extensively degraded RNA was isolated from virions of influenza virus which had been oxidized with sodium m-periodate. Similarly, although to a lesser extent, RNA isolated from periodate-treated ribonucleoprotein of influenza virus was also degraded. In contrast, influenza virus RNA, if first freed from other virion components, was not degraded by periodate oxidation.

Citations

May 15, 1977·Virology·G A Tannock, J C Hierholzer

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