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Abstract

SUMMARY: Bacteriophage c6A is a lytic phage that infects strains of . Infection of strain C6 resulted in inhibition of culture growth within 10 min, mature intracellular phage particles appeared after 17.5 min, and cell lysis occurred after 25 min. A culture of strain C6 carrying H-labelled DNA was infected with c6A, and the fate of the radiolabel was monitored. The results showed that degradation of host cell DNA began within 6 min of infection and that the breakdown products were incorporated into progeny c6A DNA. Quantitative DNA hybridizations indicated that synthesis of phage DNA began within 6 min of infection and continued at an approximately constant rate throughout the latent period.

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1992-05-01
2019-10-15
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