The cytosine-containing DNA of a mutant of bacteriophage T4 was digested with restriction endonucleases SmaI, KpnI and BglII producing 5, 7 and 13 fragments respectively. Complete physical maps of the T4 genome were constructed with the enzymes SmaI and KpnI and an almost complete map with the enzyme BglII.
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Kiko, H., Niggemann, E. & Rüger, W. Physical mapping of the restriction fragments obtained from bacteriophage T4 dC-DNA with the restriction endonucleases SmaI, KpnI and BglII. Molec. Gen. Genet. 172, 303–312 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00271730
- Restriction Endonuclease
- Restriction Fragment
- Restriction Endonuclease SmaI
- Enzyme BglII