TABLE 1.

Plaques formed by wild-type HCMV and US2-US11 mutants on ARPE-19 cells

Protein and days of infectionNo. of single-cell fociNo. of multicell fociTotal no. of fociAvg no. of cells/ multicell foci
AD169 (wild type)
    7 days35783652.1
    14 days128732014.8
    21 days9810820610.4
RV47 (ΔUS2,3)
    7 days231122432
    14 days128261542.8
    21 days65371024
RV35 (ΔUS6-10)
    7 days306243302.1
    14 days1731453183.3
    21 days57651224.6
RV80 (ΔUS8,9)
    7 days250152652
    14 days148501982.8
    21 days94631573.9
RV61 (ΔUS9)
    7 days2520252
    14 days130241542.5
    21 days404443.5
RV134 (intergenic US9/US10)
    7 days64456492.0
    14 days304503542.6
    21 days4140813.0