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

J. V. Paietta, T. 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
DOIs
StatePublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Insect Science
  • Virology

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