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This page contains references to my principal publications on Cypoviruses (segmented double-stranded RNA viruses)

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.

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, 291‑302.

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. & KALMAKOFF, J. (1975).  A radioimmunoassay for the cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus from Bombyx mori.  Intervirology 4, 365‑368.

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. & 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. & 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., PIASECKA‑SERAFIN, M. & PILLEY, B. (1977).  The properties of two recent isolates of cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses.  Inter­virology 8, 155‑163.

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

PAYNE, C. C. & MERTENS, P.P.C. (1983) Cytoplasmic Polyhedrosis Viruses. In The Reoviridae (Ed. W.K. JOKLIK) Plenum Press, pp.425-504.

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.

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.

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., 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.

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