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T4 phage transduction

Rafael Maldonado rmaldonado at ua.es
Wed May 24 04:21:49 EST 2000

Ned Mantei wrote:
> T4 grows lytically, so no transduction.

Ned, thanks for your message.

T4 CAN make transduction. P1 is also a lytic phage, and I have used it
hundreds of times, together with thousands of other scientits, for
rotinary transduction in coli and Klebsiella.


Rafael Maldonado
Divison of Genetics
University of Alicante (Spain)

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