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Title: Vaccine to Control the Viral Infection of Fish.

Subunit vaccines and their use for immunizing fish against infection by viruses are disclosed. In particular, plasmid pG8 is constructed by joining, with the plasmid pUC8, DNA which encodes the glycoprotein of infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV). E. coli cells are transformed by pG8, whereby pure viral antigen is produced to provide a vaccine for the control of IHNV in fish. 10 figs.
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OSTI Identifier:
Oregon State Univ., Eugene, OR (United States) BPA; EDB-94-170395
Patent Number(s):
US 5354555; A
Application Number:
CNN: 901-15-139; PPN: US 8-027742
Contract Number:
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 8 Mar 1993
Research Org:
United States. Bonneville Power Administration.
Sponsoring Org:
Country of Publication:
United States
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; FISHES; VIRAL DISEASES; VACCINES; SYNTHESIS; VIRUSES; ANIMALS; AQUATIC ORGANISMS; DISEASES; INFECTIOUS DISEASES; MICROORGANISMS; PARASITES; VERTEBRATES; Salmon - Diseases; Steelhead (Fish) - Diseases; Viral vaccines; Fishes - Diseases; 553003* - Agriculture & Food Technology- Pest & Disease Control- (1987-)