Latent period of MS2 virus

Value 60 min Range: ±2 min
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Jain R, Srivastava R. Metabolic investigation of host/pathogen interaction using MS2-infected Escherichia coli. BMC Syst Biol. 2009 Dec 30 3 :121. doi: 10.1186/1752-0509-3-121. p.5 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID20042079
Primary Source Jain R, Knorr AL, Bernacki J, Srivastava R. Investigation of bacteriophage MS2 viral dynamics using model discrimination analysis and the implications for phage therapy. Biotechnol Prog. 2006 Nov-Dec22(6):1650-8.PubMed ID17137314
Comments "The experimentally calculated value of the flux, 1.05×10^-5mmol/(gDW?h), was based on the burst size of 10±1pfu/cell [primary source], latent period of 60±2 min [primary source] and the composition of the viral capsid containing 180 copies of the coat protein."
Entered by Uri M
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