Evidence for Internal Organization of Nucleic Acid in T 2 Bacteriophage

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PELLETS of T 2 bacteriophage have been found to be liquid crystalline and to be negatively birefringent when subjected to stresses which cause alignment.

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BENDET, I., GOLDSTEIN, D. & LAUFFER, M. Evidence for Internal Organization of Nucleic Acid in T 2 Bacteriophage. Nature 187, 781–782 (1960) doi:10.1038/187781a0

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