This page contains references to my publications on Cypoviruses (segmented double-stranded RNA genome) , as well as to one paper on a small RNA-virus (single-stranded RNA genome):

Mertens, P.P.C., Pedley, S., Crook, N.E., Rubinstein, R. & Payne, C.C. (1999) A comparison of six Cypovirus isolates by cross-hybridisation of their dsRNA genome segments. Archives of Virology 144, 561-576.

Mertens, P.P.C., Crook, N.E., Rubinstein, R., Pedley, S. & Payne, C.C. (1989) Cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus classification by electropherotype: validation by serological analyses and agarose gel electrophoresis. Journal of General Virology 70, 173-185.

Mertens, P.P.C. & Payne, C.C. (1984) A comparison of the virus-associated polymerases of cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus types 1 and 2. Intervirology 22, 104-109.

Payne, C.C. & Mertens, P.P.C. (1983) Cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. In: The Reoviridae (Ed. W.K.Joklik) pp.425-504. Plenum Press.

Payne, C.C., Rubinstein, R., Crook, N.E. & Mertens, P.P.C. (1983) Serological and molecular studies of variation in cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. In: Double-Stranded RNA Viruses (Eds. R.W. Compans & D.H.L. Bishop) pp.253-261. Elsevier.

Mertens, P.P.C. & Payne, C.C. (1983) The effects of S-adenosyl methionine (AdoMet) and its analogues on the control of transcription and translation in vitro of the mRNA products of two cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. Virology 131, 18-29.

Payne, C.C. (1981) Cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. In: Pathogenesis of Invertebrate Microbial  Diseases (Ed. E.W. Davidson) pp.61-100. Allenheld, Osmun & Co.

Payne, C.C., Mertens, P.P.C. & Katagiri, K. (1978) A comparative study of three closely-related cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 32, 310-318.

Mertens, P.P.C. & Payne, C.C. (1978) S-adenosyl-l-homocysteine as a stimulator of viral RNA synthesis by two distinct cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. Journal of Virology 26, 832-835.

Payne, C.C., Piasecka-Serafin, M. & Pilley, B. (1977) The properties of two recent isolates of cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. Intervirology 8, 155-163.

Payne, C.C. & Churchill, M.P. (1977) The specificity of antibodies to double-stranded (ds) RNA in antisera prepared to three distinct cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. Virology 79, 251-258.

Payne, C.C. & Harrap, K.A. (1977). Cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses. In: Insect and Plant Viruses; An Atlas. (Ed. K. Maramorosch). Academic Press.

Payne, C.C. & Rivers, C.F. (1976) A provisional classification of cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses based on the sizes of the RNA genome segments. Journal of General Virology 33, 71-85.

Payne, C.C. (1976) Biochemical and serological studies of a cytoplasmic polyhedrosis from Arctia caja; a naturally-occurring mixture of two virus types. Journal of General Virology 30, 357-369.

Payne, C.C. & Kalmakoff, J. (1975) Antibodies to double-stranded RNA; specificity and serum nucleases. Journal of Immunological Methods 9, 147-156.

Payne, C.C. & Kalmakoff, J. (1975) A radioimmunoassay for the cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus from Bombyx mori. Intervirology 4, 365-368.

Payne, C.C. & Kalmakoff, J. (1975) Biochemical properties of polyhedra and virus particles of the cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus of Bombyx mori. Intervirology 4, 354-364.

Payne, C.C. & Tinsley, T.W. (1974) The structural proteins and RNA components of a cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus from Nymphalis io (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Journal of General Virology 25, 105-116.

Payne, C.C. & Kalmakoff, J. (1973) The synthesis of virus-specific single-stranded RNA in larvae of Bombyx mori infected with a cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus. Intervirology 1, 34-40.

Kalmakoff, J. & Payne, C.C. (1973) A simple method for the separation of single-stranded and double-stranded RNA on hydroxyapatite. Analytical Biochemistry 55, 24-33.

Longworth, J.F., Payne, C.C. & Macleod, R. (1973) Studies on a virus isolated from Gonometa podocarpi (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Journal of General Virology 18, 119-125.

Payne, C.C. (1972) Actinomycin D and the replication of an invertebrate RNA virus. Monographs in Virology 6, 11-15.