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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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  1. Laboratory of General and Comparative Biochemistry, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 20014

    • CARL R. MERRIL
    •  & MARK R. GEIER
  2. Laboratory of Pathology, Division of Biologics Standards, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 20014

    • JOHN C. PETRICCIANI

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