What is the first isolated virus? Who isolated it?

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What is the first isolated virus? Who isolated it?

Post by juhnjuhn » Tue Nov 22, 2005 8:49 am

Can someone help me to know you and what is the first virus isolated?

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Post by victor » Fri Nov 25, 2005 12:35 pm

Um, I can't say for sure...but according to my notebook, the first isolated virus is TMV [Tobacco Mosaic Virus] by Martinus Beinjerick, Netherland. (I forgot the year he isolated it).
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