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A critical test of the recombination theory of multiplicity reactivation

Dulbecco, R. (1952) A critical test of the recombination theory of multiplicity reactivation. Journal of Bacteriology, 63 (2). pp. 199-207. ISSN 0021-9193. PMCID PMC169250.

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Precise survival curves for phage production by bacteria multiple infected with phage T2 inactivated by ultraviolet light have been determined for a wide range of ultraviolet doses, with and without photoreactivation. The results are not compatible with the recombination theory, according to which multiplicity reactivation is due to a recombination of undamaged units from several parental particles.

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Additional Information:© 1952 Society of American Bacteriologists. Received for publication July 27, 1951. Aided by a Grant from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.
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