Table 2.

Summary of rcISVP propertiesa

Particle typePresence of ς3Cleavage at δ-φLong lag phaseSensitivity to NH4Cl and E-64Block to activation of hemolysis and transcriptionThermostability
Virion+++++
rcISVP++++++
dpSVPb
ISVP+
  • a See text for more complete descriptions of the particle types, properties, and behaviors.

  • b Findings are from reference15 except for the thermostability data, which were generated for this report (data not shown).