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The Nature of the Virus Principle in Mosaic Disease

Nature volume 127, page 442 (21 March 1931) | Download Citation

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DURING the course of investigations designed to determine the nature of the infective principle present in the virus of tomato mosaic, a bacterial growth showing various forms was isolated. Stained smears prepared from this showed so many bacteria in a state of breakdown that the phenomenon seemed worth examining further.

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    • W. F. BEWLEY

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