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Transduction in mycobacterium smegmatis

Ramakrishnan, . and Sundar, CVT (1970) Transduction in mycobacterium smegmatis. In: Nature, 228 (5268). pp. 280-281.

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SEVERAL people have studied lysogeny and lysogenic conversion in the advanced prokaryote, Mycobacterium1-3, and presented evidence for reciprocal genetic exchange from the lysogenic to the non-lysogenic state. Biochemical and physiological changes induced by lysogenization of M. phlei with mycobacteriophage B2 have been demonstrated by Juhasz4. We wish to report the isolation of a mycobacteriophage capable of mediating transduction in Mycobacterium smegmatis strain SN2, thus providing an opportunity to study the genetics of mycobacteria.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Nature
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to NPG
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Microbiology & Cell Biology
Date Deposited: 25 May 2010 06:04
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2018 09:30
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/28078

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