CaltechAUTHORS
  A Caltech Library Service

Induction of Mutations in a Bacterial Virus

Weigle, J. J. (1953) Induction of Mutations in a Bacterial Virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 39 (7). pp. 628-636. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:WEIpnas53

[img]
Preview
PDF
See Usage Policy.

988Kb

Use this Persistent URL to link to this item: http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:WEIpnas53

Abstract

In the course of experiments designed for other purposes a paradoxical observation was made: phage λ, inactivated by UV irradiation, when adsorbed onto sensitive bacteria was reactivated when a further dose of UV was given to the phage-bacterium complexes. Among the reactivated phages a fairly large proportion were mutants. A description of these findings and a discussion of their implications will be found below.


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Copyright © 1953 by the National Academy of Sciences Communicated by M. Delbrück, May 12, 1953 The author gratefully acknowledges the constant help and advice he received in the course of this investigation from Dr. M. Delbrück, Dr. R. Dulbecco, and Dr. M. Vogt. He is also indebted to Dr. R. Appleyard, Dr. M. Lieb, and Mr. D. Kaiser for the bacterial strains used and for communications of unpublished results. This investigation was supported by a grant from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:WEIpnas53
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:WEIpnas53
Alternative URL:http://www.pnas.org/content/vol39/issue7/
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:6236
Collection:CaltechAUTHORS
Deposited By: Archive Administrator
Deposited On:29 Nov 2006
Last Modified:14 Nov 2014 19:19

Repository Staff Only: item control page