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Studies on the cultivation of poliomyelitis viruses in tissue culture.J. Immunol., 69, 645-671, 1952.
Order of authorship in the original publication: Weller, Enders, Robbins. In this paper the authors describe their improved method for culturing poliomyelitis viruses in "normal kidney tissue."
Followed by Robbins, Weller, Enders, "Studies on the cultivation of poliomyelitis viruses in tissue culture II. The propagation of the poliomyelitis viruses in roller-tube cultures of various human tissues", J. Immunol., 69, 1952, 673-691.
Publication of these techniques was instrumental in allowing Jonas Salk to develop the first polio vaccine.
(Thanks to Juan Weiss for these references and their interpretation.)
Subjects: IMMUNOLOGY › Immunization, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Neuroinfectious Diseases › Poliomyelitis (Infantile Paralysis), NEUROLOGY › Inflammatory Conditions › Poliomyelitis, VIROLOGY › VIRUSES (by Family) › Picornaviridae › Poliovirus