Effect of L-amino-ethyl-cysteine, a sulfur analogue of L-lysine, on virus miltiplication in mammalian cell cultures

@article{SciociaSantoro1977EffectOL,
  title={Effect of L-amino-ethyl-cysteine, a sulfur analogue of L-lysine, on virus miltiplication in mammalian cell cultures},
  author={A. Sciocia-Santoro and Doriano Cavallini and Anna Marta Degener and Raul Perez-Bercoff and G A Rita},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={1977},
  volume={33},
  pages={451-453}
}
L-amino-ethyl-cysteine clearly inhibits replication of Mengovirus; another RNA-virus (vesicular stomatitis virus) is completely insensitive. Protein synthesis is not impaired, but no active viral RNA-polymerase is detected.