Test animal: mouse
Test method: ACP-ELISA (Reacts in ACP-ELISA, dot-blot and Western-blot assays).
Reacts best with coat protein subunit rather than intact virion.
PTY 3 recognizes a potyvirus group-common, non-virion surface-located, conformation-independent, trypsin-resistant-core protein epitope located on at least 15 of 30 tested potyviruses.
Viruses tested, but not necessarily limited to: bean yellow mosaic, clover yellow vein, pea mosaic, pepper mottle, tobacco vein mottling, sugarcane mosaic, maize dwarf mosaic, pea seed-borne mosaic, iris mild mosaic,
Viruses tested, continued: statice virus Y, celery mosaic, cowpea aphid-borne mosaic, potato virus A, watermelon mosaic, plum pox, sweet potato feathery mottle and white lupin mosaic.