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- Lin, Yen-Chang, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- BMC veterinary research 2014 v.10 no.1 pp. 926
- Escherichia coli; Pigeon circovirus; amino acids; antigens; bacteria; capsid; coat proteins; codons; genes; ion exchange chromatography; pigeons; protein solubility; protein synthesis
- ... BACKGROUND: Pigeon circovirus (PiCV) is considered to be a viral agent central to the development of young pigeon disease syndrome (YPDS). The Cap protein, a structural protein encoded by the cap (or C1) gene of PiCV, has been shown to be responsible for not only capsid assembly, but also has been used as antigen for detecting antibody when the host is infected with PiCV. The antigenic characteris ...
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