Ageing Effect on Phage Particles leading to an Increase in Burst Size

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IN constant conditions, the burst size of a particular bacteriophage is a characteristic of that bacteriophage. We have found aged P4/2 phage particles yield larger burst sizes than young phage particles.

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BULLAS, L., ZUCCARELLI, A. & NUTTER, R. Ageing Effect on Phage Particles leading to an Increase in Burst Size. Nature 216, 1308 (1967). https://doi.org/10.1038/2161308a0

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