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The rate of bacteriophage inactivation by filtrates of Eschericia coli cultures

Ellis, Emory L. and Spizizen, John (1941) The rate of bacteriophage inactivation by filtrates of Eschericia coli cultures. Journal of General Physiology, 24 (4). pp. 437-445. ISSN 0022-1295. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ELLjgp41

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Abstract

The inactivation of bacteriophage by substances from susceptible bacteria has been studied by Burnet (1) and Freeman (2). Its inactivation by antisera has been studied by Andrewes and Elford (3) and Burnet, Keogh, and Lush (4). Recently Ashenburg et al. (5) reported that saline solutions of gum arabic, starch, or glycogen inactivated an anti-Klebsiella pneumoniae phage. We have studied in more detail the rate of phage inactivation by culture filtrates of the susceptible bacteria in order to determine the dependence of the process on phage and inhibitor concentrations.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1941 by The Rockefeller University Press (Received for publication, October 18, 1940) One of us (E.L.E.) wishes to acknowledge a grant in aid from Mrs. Seeley W. Mudd.
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