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titer of baculoviruses

Mark Yeager yeagerm at jeflin.tju.edu
Mon Apr 10 15:56:04 EST 1995

In article <3lubeu$l7h at mail.boku.ac.at>, steink at mail.boku.ac.at (Herta

> In my baculovirus working stock I found a titer of more than 10 to the tenth 
> (10 000 000 000) pfu / ml. Does anybody know if it is possible to habe such
> a high titer? 
> The highest titer I found in literature is 5 times ten
> to the eighth (5x100 000 000).

The highest titers I have seen in practice or published is about 2x10^8. I
suspect that you may have made a dilution error or contaminated your
dilutions somehow.

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Mark Yeager ->   yeagerm at jeflin.tju.edu
Pathology and Cell Biology, Thomas Jefferson Univ., Phila., PA

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