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Detecting Reversion in T4rII Bacteriophage to r+ induced by Ultra-Violet Irradiation

Naturevolume 192page1306 (1961) | Download Citation



DURING investigations into the mechanism of ultra-violet mutagenesis in extracellular phage, the following test was developed for estimating the extent of reversion of bacteriophage T4B from rII to r+ induced by ultra-violet irradiation.

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  1. D. LEVIN: National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Participation Programme.


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