Journal of Okayama Medical Association
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R. tsutsugamushiの組織培養に関する研究 第2編 FL細胞を用いたR. t.の増殖過程に関する研究

Mizuhara, Yoshimasa
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Author mentioned the results of several problems on adsorption, growth and morphology of vegetative forms of R. tsutsugamushi in FL cells as the host cells of them in vitro. The process of growth of R. tsutsugamnshi was different from the process of growth of viruses. Binary fission system of R. tsutsugamushi were suggested in growth process of them from the results of growth curve and morphology of them. Also author knew that there are the release of rickettsia from the infected cells and the infection of rickettsia. from cell to cell on some periods of infection process.