Method for the isolation of bacteriophage T4 mutants that produce particles with giant capsids

J. V. Paietta, Thomas L McDonald, A. H. Doermann

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Abstract

An efficient procedure is described for isolating bacteriophage T4 mutants that produce particles with giant capsids. The selective parameters of the technique rely primarily on the giants' characteristic density in cesium gradients and on their resistance to UV radiation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)785-787
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of virology
Volume18
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1976

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Bacteriophage T4
Cesium
cesium
capsid
Capsid
isolation techniques
bacteriophages
ultraviolet radiation
Radiation
mutants
methodology

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  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Insect Science
  • Virology

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Method for the isolation of bacteriophage T4 mutants that produce particles with giant capsids. / Paietta, J. V.; McDonald, Thomas L; Doermann, A. H.

In: Journal of virology, Vol. 18, No. 2, 01.01.1976, p. 785-787.

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