Scientific Papers

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  • Pre-existing astrocytes form functional perisynaptic processes on neurons generated in the adult hippocampus.

    Krzisch M, Temprana SG, Mongiat LA, Armida J, Schmutz V, Virtanen MA, Kocher-Braissant J, Kraftsik R, Vutskits L, Conzelmann KK, Bergami M, Gage FH, Schinder AF, Toni N.

    Brain Struct Funct. 2014 Apr 19.

  • Complete Genome Sequence of a Wild-Type Measles Virus Isolated during the Spring 2013 Epidemic in Germany.

    Sparrer KM, Krebs S, Jäger G, Santibanez S, Mankertz A, Blum H, Conzelmann KK.

    Genome Announc. 2014 Apr 17;2(2). pii: e00157-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00157-14.

  • In Vivo Ligands of MDA5 and RIG-I in Measles Virus-Infected Cells.

    Runge S, Sparrer KM, Lässig C, Hembach K, Baum A, García-Sastre A, Söding J, Conzelmann KK, Hopfner KP.

    PLoS Pathog. 2014 Apr 17;10(4)

  • A Modified Screening System for Loss-of-Function and Dominant Negative Alleles of Essential MCMV Genes.

    Pogoda M, Bosse JB, Conzelmann KK, Koszinowski UH, Ruzsics Z.

    PLoS One. 2014 Apr 14;9(4)

  • An anterograde rabies virus vector for high-resolution large-scale reconstruction of 3D neuron morphology.

    Haberl MG, Viana da Silva S, Guest JM, Ginger M, Ghanem A, Mulle C, Oberlaender M, Conzelmann KK, Frick A.

    Brain Struct Funct. 2014 Apr 11.

  • Inflammation-induced alteration of astrocyte mitochondrial dynamics requires autophagy for mitochondrial network maintenance.

    Motori E, Puyal J, Toni N, Ghanem A, Angeloni C, Malaguti M, Cantelli-Forti G, Berninger B, Conzelmann KK, Götz M, Winklhofer KF, Hrelia S, Bergami M.

    Cell Metab. 2013 Dec 3

  • The first stage of cardinal direction selectivity is localized to the dendrites of retinal ganglion cells.

    Yonehara K, Farrow K, Ghanem A, Hillier D, Balint K, Teixeira M, Jüttner J, Noda M, Neve RL, Conzelmann KK, Roska B.

    Neuron. 2013 Sep 18

  • Retrograde monosynaptic tracing reveals the temporal evolution of inputs onto new neurons in the adult dentate gyrus and olfactory bulb.

    Deshpande A, Bergami M, Ghanem A, Conzelmann KK, Lepier A, Götz M, Berninger B.

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 19

  • The microtubule motor protein KIF13A is involved in intracellular trafficking of the Lassa virus matrix protein Z.

    Fehling SK, Noda T, Maisner A, Lamp B, Conzelmann KK, Kawaoka Y, Klenk HD, Garten W, Strecker T.

    Cell Microbiol. 2013 Feb;15(2):315-34. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12095. Epub 2013 Jan 10.

  • Membrane and inclusion body targeting of lyssavirus matrix proteins.

    Pollin R, Granzow H, Köllner B, Conzelmann KK, Finke S.

    Cell Microbiol. 2013 Feb;15(2):200-12. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12037. Epub 2012 Oct 26.

  • Paramyxovirus V Proteins Disrupt the Fold of the RNA Sensor MDA5 to Inhibit Antiviral Signaling.

    Motz C, Schuhmann KM, Kirchhofer A, Moldt M, Witte G, Conzelmann KK, Hopfner KP.

    Science. 2013 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Charting monosynaptic connectivity maps by two-color light-sheet fluorescence microscopy.

    Niedworok CJ, Schwarz I, Ledderose J, Giese G, Conzelmann KK, Schwarz MK.

    Cell Rep. 2012 Nov 29;2(5):1375-86. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2012.10.008. Epub 2012 Nov 8.

  • Click-modified anandamide siRNA enables delivery and gene silencing in neuronal and immune cells.

    Willibald J, Harder J, Sparrer K, Conzelmann KK, Carell T.

    J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Aug 1;134(30):12330-3. doi: 10.1021/ja303251f. Epub 2012 Jul 23.

  • Interferon in lyssavirus infection.

    Rieder M, Finke S, Conzelmann KK.

    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr. 2012 May-Jun;125(5-6):209-18.

  • Chimeric rabies viruses for trans-species comparison of lyssavirus glycoprotein ectodomain functions in virus replication and pathogenesis.

    Genz B, Nolden T, Negatsch A, Teifke JP, Conzelmann KK, Finke S.

    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr. 2012 May-Jun;125(5-6):219-27.

  • Respiratory syncytial virus potentiates ABCA3 mutation-induced loss of lung epithelial cell differentiation.

    Kaltenborn E, Kern S, Frixel S, Fragnet L, Conzelmann KK, Zarbock R, Griese M.

    Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Apr 6.

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  • A radial glia-specific role of RhoA in double cortex formation.

    Cappello S, Böhringer CR, Bergami M, Conzelmann KK, Ghanem A, Tomassy GS, Arlotta P, Mainardi M, Allegra M, Caleo M, van Hengel J, Brakebusch C, Götz M.

    Neuron. 2012 Mar 8;73(5):911-24.

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  • Measles virus C protein interferes with Beta interferon transcription in the nucleus.

    Sparrer KM, Pfaller CK, Conzelmann KK.

    J Virol. 2012 Jan;86(2):796-805. Epub 2011 Nov 9.

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  • Immunogenicity studies in carnivores using a rabies virus construct with a site-directed deletion in the phosphoprotein.

    Vos A, Conzelmann KK, Finke S, Müller T, Teifke J, Fooks AR, Neubert A.

    Adv Prev Med. 2011;2011:898171. Epub 2011 Sep 21.

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  • Interferon in rabies virus infection.

    Rieder M, Conzelmann KK.

    Adv Virus Res. 2011;79:91-114. Review.

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  • The importance of being short: The role of rabies virus phosphoprotein isoforms assessed by differential IRES translation initiation.

    Marschalek A, Drechsel L, Conzelmann KK.

    Eur J Cell Biol. 2011 Mar 11.

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  • Significantly improved rescue of rabies virus from cDNA plasmids.

    Ghanem A, Kern A, Conzelmann KK.

    Eur J Cell Biol. 2011 Mar 11.

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  • Genetic dissection of interferon-antagonistic functions of rabies virus phosphoprotein: inhibition of interferon regulatory factor 3 activation is important for pathogenicity.

    Rieder M, Brzózka K, Pfaller CK, Cox JH, Stitz L, Conzelmann KK.

    J Virol. 2011 Jan;85(2):842-52.

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  • The measles virus V protein binds to p65 (RelA) to suppress NF-kappaB activity.
    Schuhmann KM, Pfaller CK, Conzelmann KK.
    J Virol. 2011 Jan 26.

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  • Rhabdovirus evasion of the interferon system.
    Rieder M, Conzelmann KK.
    J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2009 Sep;29(9):499-509. Review.

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  • Attenuation of rabies virus replication and virulence by picornavirus internal ribosome entry site elements.

    Marschalek A, Finke S, Schwemmle M, Mayer D, Heimrich B, Stitz L, Conzelmann KK.

    J Virol. 2009 Feb;83(4):1911-9.

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  • Measles virus V protein is a decoy substrate for IkappaB kinase alpha and prevents Toll-like receptor 7/9-mediated interferon induction.
    Pfaller CK, Conzelmann KK.
    J Virol. 2008 Dec;82(24):12365-73.

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  • The C-terminal regulatory domain is the RNA 5'-triphosphate sensor of RIG-I.

    Cui S, Eisenächer K, Kirchhofer A, Brzózka K, Lammens A, Lammens K, Fujita T, Conzelmann KK, Krug A, Hopfner KP.

    Mol Cell. 2008 Feb 1;29(2):169-79.

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  • Double-labeled rabies virus: live tracking of enveloped virus transport.

    Klingen Y, Conzelmann KK, Finke S.

    J Virol. 2008 Jan;82(1):237-45.

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  • Comparative analysis of the full genome sequence of European bat lyssavirus type 1 and type 2 with other lyssaviruses and evidence for a conserved transcription termination and polyadenylation motif in the G-L 3' non-translated region. Marston DA, McElhinney LM, Johnson N, Müller T, Conzelmann KK, Tordo N, Fooks AR. J Gen Virol. 2007 Apr;88(Pt 4):1302-14.

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  • Monosynaptic restriction of transsynaptic tracing from single, genetically targeted neurons. Wickersham IR, Lyon DC, Barnard RJ, Mori T, Finke S, Conzelmann KK, Young JA, Callaway EM. Neuron. 2007 Mar 1;53(5):639-47.

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  • Retrograde neuronal tracing with a deletion-mutant rabies virus. Wickersham IR, Finke S, Conzelmann KK, Callaway EM. Nat Methods. 2007 Jan;4(1):47-9. Epub 2006 Dec 10.

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  • 5'-Triphosphate RNA is the ligand for RIG-I. Hornung V, Ellegast J, Kim S, Brzózka K, Jung A, Kato H, Poeck H, Akira S, Conzelmann KK, Schlee M, Endres S, Hartmann G. Science. 2006 Nov 10;314(5801):994-7.

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  • Inhibition of interferon signaling by rabies virus phosphoprotein P: activation-dependent binding of STAT1 and STAT2. Brzózka K, Finke S, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2006 Mar;80(6):2675-83.

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  • Recombinant rhabdoviruses: vectors for vaccine development and gene therapy. Finke S, Conzelmann KK. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2005;292:165-200. Review.

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  • Viruses know it all: new insights into IFN networks. Hengel H, Koszinowski UH, Conzelmann KK. Trends Immunol. 2005 Jul;26(7):396-401. Review.

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  • Identification of the rabies virus alpha/beta interferon antagonist: phosphoprotein P interferes with phosphorylation of interferon regulatory factor 3. Brzózka K, Finke S, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2005 Jun;79(12):7673-81.

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  • Inhibition of toll-like receptor 7- and 9-mediated alpha/beta interferon production in human plasmacytoid dendritic cells by respiratory syncytial virus and measles virus. Schlender J, Hornung V, Finke S, Günthner-Biller M, Marozin S, Brzózka K, Moghim S, Endres S, Hartmann G, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2005 May;79(9):5507-15.

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  • Transcriptional activation of alpha/beta interferon genes: interference by nonsegmented negative-strand RNA viruses. Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2005 May;79(9):5241-8. Review.

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  • Replication-dependent potent IFN-alpha induction in human plasmacytoid dendritic cells by a single-stranded RNA virus. Hornung V, Schlender J, Guenthner-Biller M, Rothenfusser S, Endres S, Conzelmann KK, Hartmann G. J Immunol. 2004 Nov 15;173(10):5935-43.

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  • Tracking fluorescence-labeled rabies virus: enhanced green fluorescent protein-tagged phosphoprotein P supports virus gene expression and formation of infectious particles. Finke S, Brzózka K, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2004 Nov;78(22):12333-43.

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  • Reverse genetics of mononegavirales. Conzelmann KK. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2004;283:1-41. Review.

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  • Dissociation of rabies virus matrix protein functions in regulation of viral RNA synthesis and virus assembly. Finke S, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2003 Nov;77(22):12074-82.

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  • Virokinin, a bioactive peptide of the tachykinin family, is released from the fusion protein of bovine respiratory syncytial virus. Zimmer G, Rohn M, McGregor GP, Schemann M, Conzelmann KK, Herrler G. J Biol Chem. 2003 Nov 21;278(47):46854-61.

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  • Nonstructural proteins NS1 and NS2 of bovine respiratory syncytial virus block activation of interferon regulatory factor 3. Bossert B, Marozin S, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2003 Aug;77(16):8661-8.

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  • Role of alpha/beta interferons in the attenuation and immunogenicity of recombinant bovine respiratory syncytial viruses lacking NS proteins. Valarcher JF, Furze J, Wyld S, Cook R, Conzelmann KK, Taylor G. J Virol. 2003 Aug;77(15):8426-39.

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  • Rabies virus matrix protein regulates the balance of virus transcription and replication. Finke S, Mueller-Waldeck R, Conzelmann KK. J Gen Virol. 2003 Jun;84(Pt 6):1613-21.

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  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) fusion protein subunit F2, not attachment protein G, determines the specificity of RSV infection. Schlender J, Zimmer G, Herrler G, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2003 Apr;77(8):4609-16.

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  • Cleavage at the furin consensus sequence RAR/KR(109) and presence of the intervening peptide of the respiratory syncytial virus fusion protein are dispensable for virus replication in cell culture. Zimmer G, Conzelmann KK, Herrler G. J Virol. 2002 Sep;76(18):9218-24.

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  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) nonstructural (NS) proteins as host range determinants: a chimeric bovine RSV with NS genes from human RSV is attenuated in interferon-competent bovine cells. Bossert B, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2002 May;76(9):4287-93.

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  • Respiratory syncytial virus fusion protein mediates inhibition of mitogen-induced T-cell proliferation by contact. Schlender J, Walliser G, Fricke J, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2002 Feb;76(3):1163-70.

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  • Bovine respiratory syncytial virus nonstructural proteins NS1 and NS2 cooperatively antagonize alpha/beta interferon-induced antiviral response. Schlender J, Bossert B, Buchholz U, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2000 Sep;74(18):8234-42.

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  • Spread and pathogenic characteristics of a G-deficient rabies virus recombinant: an in vitro and in vivo study. Etessami R, Conzelmann KK, Fadai-Ghotbi B, Natelson B, Tsiang H, Ceccaldi PE. J Gen Virol. 2000 Sep;81(Pt 9):2147-53.

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  • Differential transcription attenuation of rabies virus genes by intergenic regions: generation of recombinant viruses overexpressing the polymerase gene. Finke S, Cox JH, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 2000 Aug;74(16):7261-9.

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  • [Neuronal expression of foreign genes with recombinant rabies virus variants]. Etessami R, Conzelmann KK, Marion R, Tsiang H, Ceccaldi PE. Rev Neurol (Paris). 2000 Mar;156(3):236-41. French.

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  • Monoclonal antibodies to the GP5 of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus are more effective in virus neutralization than monoclonal antibodies to the GP4. Weiland E, Wieczorek-Krohmer M, Kohl D, Conzelmann KK, Weiland F. Vet Microbiol. 1999 Apr 19;66(3):171-86.

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  • Virus promoters determine interference by defective RNAs: selective amplification of mini-RNA vectors and rescue from cDNA by a 3' copy-back ambisense rabies virus. Finke S, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 1999 May;73(5):3818-25.

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  • Nonsegmented negative-strand RNA viruses: genetics and manipulation of viral genomes. Conzelmann KK. Annu Rev Genet. 1998;32:123-62. Review.

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  • Generation of bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV) from cDNA: BRSV NS2 is not essential for virus replication in tissue culture, and the human RSV leader region acts as a functional BRSV genome promoter. Buchholz UJ, Finke S, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 1999 Jan;73(1):251-9.

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  • Matrix protein of rabies virus is responsible for the assembly and budding of bullet-shaped particles and interacts with the transmembrane spike glycoprotein G. Mebatsion T, Weiland F, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 1999 Jan;73(1):242-50.

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  • Infection characteristics of rabies virus variants with deletion or insertion in the pseudogene sequence. Ceccaldi PE, Fayet J, Conzelmann KK, Tsiang H. J Neurovirol. 1998 Feb;4(1):115-9.

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  • Mapping the interacting domains between the rabies virus polymerase and phosphoprotein. Chenik M, Schnell M, Conzelmann KK, Blondel D. J Virol. 1998 Mar;72(3):1925-30.

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  • Ambisense gene expression from recombinant rabies virus: random packaging of positive- and negative-strand ribonucleoprotein complexes into rabies virions. Finke S, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 1997 Oct;71(10):7281-8.

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  • A CXCR4/CD4 pseudotype rhabdovirus that selectively infects HIV-1 envelope protein-expressing cells. Mebatsion T, Finke S, Weiland F, Conzelmann KK. Cell. 1997 Sep 5;90(5):841-7.

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  • Specific infection of CD4+ target cells by recombinant rabies virus pseudotypes carrying the HIV-1 envelope spike protein. Mebatsion T, Conzelmann KK. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Oct 15;93(21):11366-70.

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  • Genetic engineering of animal RNA viruses. Conzelmann KK, Meyers G. Trends Microbiol. 1996 Oct;4(10):386-93. Review.

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  • Highly stable expression of a foreign gene from rabies virus vectors. Mebatsion T, Schnell MJ, Cox JH, Finke S, Conzelmann KK. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Jul 9;93(14):7310-4.

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  • Budding of rabies virus particles in the absence of the spike glycoprotein. Mebatsion T, Konig M, Conzelmann KK. Cell. 1996 Mar 22;84(6):941-51.

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  • Revealing the secrets of neuronal circuits with recombinant rabies virus technology.

    Ginger M, Haberl M, Conzelmann KK, Schwarz MK, Frick A.

    Front Neural Circuits. 2013 Jan 24

  • Genetic manipulation of non-segmented negative-strand RNA viruses. Conzelmann KK. J Gen Virol. 1996 Mar;77 ( Pt 3):381-9. Review.

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  • Polymerase activity of in vitro mutated rabies virus L protein. Schnell MJ, Conzelmann KK. Virology. 1995 Dec 20;214(2):522-30.

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  • Mokola virus glycoprotein and chimeric proteins can replace rabies virus glycoprotein in the rescue of infectious defective rabies virus particles. Mebatsion T, Schnell MJ, Conzelmann KK. J Virol. 1995 Mar;69(3):1444-51.

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  • Infectious rabies viruses from cloned cDNA. Schnell MJ, Mebatsion T, Conzelmann KK. EMBO J. 1994 Sep 15;13(18):4195-203.

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  • Rescue of synthetic genomic RNA analogs of rabies virus by plasmid-encoded proteins. Conzelmann KK, Schnell M. J Virol. 1994 Feb;68(2):713-9.

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  • Molecular analysis of rabies-related viruses from Ethiopia. Mebatsion T, Cox JH, Conzelmann KK. Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 1993 Dec;60(4):289-94.

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  • Molecular characterization of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus, a member of the arterivirus group. Conzelmann KK, Visser N, Van Woensel P, Thiel HJ. Virology. 1993 Mar;193(1):329-39.

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  • Molecular characterization of positive-strand RNA viruses: pestiviruses and the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV). Thiel HJ, Meyers G, Stark R, Tautz N, Rümenapf T, Unger G, Conzelmann KK. Arch Virol Suppl. 1993;7:41-52. Review.

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  • An L (polymerase)-deficient rabies virus defective interfering particle RNA is replicated and transcribed by heterologous helper virus L proteins. Conzelmann KK, Cox JH, Thiel HJ. Virology. 1991 Oct;184(2):655-63.

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  • Molecular cloning and complete nucleotide sequence of the attenuated rabies virus SAD B19. Conzelmann KK, Cox JH, Schneider LG, Thiel HJ. Virology. 1990 Apr;175(2):485-99.

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  • Nucleotide sequence and expression of two beta-tubulin genes in Stylonychia lemnae. Conzelmann KK, Helftenbein E. J Mol Biol. 1987 Dec 20;198(4):643-53.

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