Explants of human oral epithelium exposed to viruses and cancer chemotherapeutics.

Cultures of proliferating epithelial cells were established from explants of normal human oral epithelium from healthy young volunteers. The epithelial cells were found permissive for herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2, coxsackie virus A-4 and A-16, adenovirus type 5, measles vaccine, rubella and influenza type A virus-. Medium from DEAE-pretreated… CONTINUE READING