Chromosome Replication in Bacillus subtilis

  • Tatsuo Matsushita
  • Aideen O’Sullivan
  • Kalpana White
  • Noboru Sueoka


A number of initiation mutants in bacteria have been reported which are essential for the study on the mechanism of initiation. In B. subtilis initiation and termination of the chromosome replication can be analyzed rigorously by using genetic transformation.


Nalidixic Acid Tube Number Pulse Label Chromosome Replication CsCl Gradient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tatsuo Matsushita
    • 1
  • Aideen O’Sullivan
    • 1
  • Kalpana White
    • 1
  • Noboru Sueoka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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