Recombination in Bacteriophage f1

  • Norton D. Zinder


The bacteriophage f1 is a small, single-stranded DNA-containing phage. The DNA is in a ring form containing about 6000 nucleotides. The phage particle itself is filamentous, does not kill its host cells, and is continuously extruded from the cell surface while the cells continue to grow (Marvin and Hohn, 1969).


Genetic Recombination Phage Particle Recombinant Phage Single Burst Amber Mutant 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norton D. Zinder
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  1. 1.The Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA

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