Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Effect of time of addition of Porphyridium sp. polysacharide on NIH/3T3 cell transformation

From: Anti-viral activity of red microalgal polysaccharides against retroviruses

Timing of Porphyridiumsp. addition of polysaccharide Number of foci1
  MuSV-124 MuSV/MuLV
None 80 70
24 h before infection 0 0
2 h before infection 0 0
0 h at infection 0 0
2 h after infection 15 ± 4 6 ± 2
24 h after infection 50 ± 7 14 ± 4
48 h after infection 73 ± 6 30 ± 5
72 h after infection 75 ± 7 64 ± 6
  1. 1Means of five cultures ± SD Foci were scored 12 days after infection. h means hours.