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Effect of Grid Rotation in a Magnetic Field on Virus Adsorption in Immunosorbent Electron Microscopy. L. W. Stobbs, Research scientist, Agriculture Canada, Research Station, Vineland Station, Ontario L0R 2E0; Phytopathology 74:1132-1134. Accepted for publication 1 May 1984. This article is in the public domain and not copyrightable. It may be freely reprinted with customary crediting of the source. The American Phytopathological Society, 1984. DOI: 10.1094/Phyto-74-1132.

The use of nickel electron microscope grids in immune electron microscopy facilitated the rotation of the grids on virus samples by an applied magnetic field. Antiserum-sensitized grids were floated on virus dilutions in microplate wells and the plate was positioned on a magnetic stirrer. Low-speed rotation was found to increase the virus-trapping capability of such grids.