PMID: 225643Jan 1, 1979

Effect of certain inhibitors of glycoprotein synthesis on cell fusion induced by vesicular stomatitis virus

Microbiology and Immunology
M Takehara


The effect of certain metabolic inhibitors on the fusion of BHK-21 cells induced by vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) was studied. The polykaryocyte formation in infected cells and virus growth were inhibited by 2-deoxy-D-glucose and D-glucosamine. Host-cell proteins synthesis was suppressed profoundly in both BHK-21-KB and B cells infected with VSV. On the other hand, glycoprotein synthesis was significantly enhanced during the polykaryocyte formation in BHK-21-KB cells, while it was suppressed in BHK-21-B cells which were not sensitive to cell fusion by VSV.


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