Molecular and General Genetics MGG

, Volume 107, Issue 1, pp 1–31 | Cite as

Genetic map of Escherichia coli strain C

  • Marianne Wiman
  • G. Bertani
  • Beatrice Kelly
  • I. Sasaki


A genetic map for strain C of Escherichia coli was constructed, independently of that available for strain K-12 (Fig.2). The two maps are very similar. The origins of several Hfr derivatives of E. coli C were mapped. An F′ strain transferring the genes for histidine synthesis was isolated.

Three different points of attachment (location, I, II and III) for prophage P2 on the E. coli C chromosome were mapped.


Histidine Histidine Synthesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marianne Wiman
    • 1
  • G. Bertani
    • 1
  • Beatrice Kelly
    • 1
  • I. Sasaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Microbial Genetics LaboratoryKarolinska InstitutetStockholm

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