Inside the Institut Pasteur — Part II Interrupted Mating
Zygotic induction acquired an additional significance: it hinted at the possibility of analyzing the kinetics of the conjugational events. If Hershey, in a strike of ingenuity, took advantage of a kitchen blender with its shearing power to detach adsorbed phages from their host cells, why not try achieving separation of donor and receptor cells by a similar procedure?
KeywordsConjugation Pair Fluctuation Test Adsorbed Phage Main Chromosome Kitchen Blender
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