The cyanophage AS-1 adsorbs to vesicles of known lipid composition. The lipids used included: phosphatidylcholine (from soybean); monogalactosyldiacylglycerol, digalactosyldiacylglycerol, sulphoquinovosyldiacylglycerol, and phosphatidylglycerol (from ); cholesterol. Adsorption required the presence of phosphatidylcholine and cholesterol but not the algal lipids.


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