University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications

Title

Human immunodeficiency viruses: propagation, quantification, and storage

UMMS Affiliation

Program in Molecular Medicine

Date

2-1-2013

Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

HIV

Disciplines

Laboratory and Basic Science Research | Microbiology | Virology

Abstract

Described in this unit are basic protocols frequently used in the research of human immunodeficiency viruses (HIVs). Provided are methods for propagating and quantifying HIV, as well as recommendations for long-term storage. Background information about these methods is also provided and includes their advantages, disadvantages, and troubleshooting.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Curr Protoc Microbiol. 2013 Feb;Chapter 15:Unit 15J.1. doi: 10.1002/9780471729259.mc15j01s28. Link to article on publisher's site

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