Re reprints -- I think I ordered 400 so there should be plenty. Lets [sic] coordinate on sending them out to avoid duplication.
I probably wont [sic] send anything out, except upon request, until next winter.
Don't you have a tube growth reprint? If not I'll let you have the one you sent me. But of course you must have lifted
it from somewhere else. 1. it is not perforate 2. the tube growth paper was never missing from my working collection of reprints.
With the 33757 plus and 33757 minus terminology -- both Marcus and the Schraders
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volunteered opinions that it was clumsy for the reader. So I changed
1. the name of the locus from 33757 to L for leuicine [sic].
2. the alleles from plus and minus to L and l1.
When another locus involved in leucine synthesis is named it can be L' or L". The deficient allele in strain 33757
is called l1, a multiple allelic series would be l1, l2, l3 ---. I think you will agree this is simpler than constrasting
[sic] alleles with different numbers, etc. Lysine will have to be Ly etc. If Regnery named the gene at all it was called leucineless.
Are you sure you have not got a strain of Actinomyces?