Jason P. Roth

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The ability to rescue an infectious, recombinant RNA virus from a cDNA clone has led to new opportunities for measuring viral replication from a viral expressed reporter gene. In this protocol, the process of inserting the enhanced green fluorescent protein (EGFP) gene into the human parainfluenza virus type 3 (HPIV-3) antigenome and rescuing a recombinant,(More)
The ability to rescue an infectious, recombinant, negative-stranded, RNA virus from a complementary DNA (cDNA) clone, has led to new opportunities for measuring viral replication from a viral expressed reporter gene. In this study, the enhanced green fluorescent protein (EGFP) gene was inserted into the human parainfluenza virus type 3 (HPIV-3) antigenome(More)
Virulent strains of Newcastle disease virus (NDV) and avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) can cause serious respiratory diseases in poultry. Vaccination combined with strict biosecurity practices has been the recommendation for controlling both NDV and aMPV diseases in the field. In the present study, an NDV based, LaSota strain recombinant vaccine virus(More)
The human parainfluenza virus type 3 (HPIV3) phosphoprotein (P) gene is unusual as it contains an editing site where nontemplated ribonucleotide residues can be inserted. This RNA editing can lead to the expression of the viral P, PD, putative W, and theoretical V protein from a single gene. Although the HPIV3 PD protein has been detected, its function and(More)
The second matrix (M2) gene of avian metapneumovirus subgroup C (aMPV-C) contains two overlapping open reading frames (ORFs), encoding two putative proteins, M2-1 and M2-2. Both proteins are believed to be involved in viral RNA transcription or replication. To further characterize the function of the M2-2 protein in virus replication, the non-overlapping(More)
Avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) and Newcastle disease virus (NDV) are threatening avian pathogens that can cause serious respiratory diseases in poultry worldwide. Vaccination, combined with strict biosecurity practices, has been the recommendation for controlling these diseases in the field. In the present study, we generated NDV LaSota vaccine strain-based(More)
Avian metapneumovirus (AMPV) infects the respiratory and reproductive tracts of domestic poultry, resulting in substantial economic losses for producers. Live attenuated vaccines appear to be the most effective in countries where the disease is prevalent. However, reversion to virulence has been demonstrated in several studies. Therefore, the development of(More)