Malin Gennady (comalin at dapsas1.weizmann.ac.il) wrote:
: Does anybody know, what is the principal difference in
: two wild strains of Escherichia coli, B and K-12 from metabolic,
: genetical or physiologycal point of view.
: Any information will be appreciated.
Barbara Bachmann wrote a longish article on the derivation of various
E.coli strains in a chapter in the ASM book on Escherichia coli and
Salmonella typhimurium (circa 1987). [I don't remember the exact title
of the book]
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI
robison at mito.harvard.edu