An Attenuated Mutant of Japanese Encephalitis Virus.


In the course of studies towards the development of a live, attenuated Japanese encephalitis vaccine, an attenuated mutant (m mutant) of Japanese encephalitis virus was isolated after serial passages of a parental virus, Mukai strain, in embryonic mouse skin cultures. The low virulence of the m mutant was found to be stable in tissue cultures but reversion… (More)


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@article{Inoue1964AnAM, title={An Attenuated Mutant of Japanese Encephalitis Virus.}, author={Yoshitsugu Inoue}, journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization}, year={1964}, volume={30}, pages={181-5} }