Start Date: Nov 01, 2010
End Date: Oct 31, 2013
1) Evaluate the effect of specific ASFV genes as immunogens in the induction of protection against the challenge with virulent virus. 2) Evaluate the interaction of ASFV genes previously involved in virus virulence with host swine proteins. 3) Evaluate the effect of chemical compounds, which have demonstrated effect in the virus growth in vitro, in the pathogenesis of the disease in swine.