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Bacterial Virus Gene Expression in Human Cells

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Human fibroblasts, from a patient with congenital lack of α-D-galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase activity, have been infected with transducing bacteriophage that harbours either wild type or defective transferase gene. Infection only by the former phage initiates transferase synthesis.

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MERRIL, C., GEIER, M. & PETRICCIANI, J. Bacterial Virus Gene Expression in Human Cells. Nature 233, 398–400 (1971). https://doi.org/10.1038/233398a0

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