TABLE 1.

Complementation assays with UL42 mutants

PlasmidComplementation index (%)a
Expt IExpt IIAvg
pHC-700100100100
pQ282R504045
pD270/271A703050
pD270A/D271A/Q282R516156
No DNA0.040.010.03
  • a Complementation index was determined as follows: [(titer on V42.3 − titer on Vero)mutant/(titer on V42.3 − titer on Vero)wt] × 100.