Virus-Induced Cholesterol Crystals

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Science  10 Aug 1973:
Vol. 181, Issue 4099, pp. 566-567
DOI: 10.1126/science.181.4099.566


One of the crystal types induced in cell cultures by a new feline herpesvirus was identified as cholesterol by crystal structure, polarized light microscopy, and mass spectroscopy.

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