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The Salvador E. Luria Papers

Title:
A Nonhereditary, Host-Induced Variation of Bacterial Viruses pdf (1,231,640 Bytes) ocr (34,731 Bytes)
A Nonhereditary, Host-Induced Variation of Bacterial Viruses
Description:
In this article, Luria reported that some bacteria, when infected with phage, would modify the phage in such a way so that it cannot reproduce in that particular bacteria type. However, the variation gives the phage the ability to infect a different bacterial species, in this instance Shigella. This is the first instance of the phenomenon of restriction and modification that would soon after be explained by the discovery of restriction enzymes in bacteria. Luria's work with Human, which described bacterial restriction-modification systems, eventually led to the discovery of restriction enzymes.
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
13 (1,231,640 Bytes)
Date:
1952-10 (October 1952)
Creator:
Luria, Salvador E.
Human, Mary L.
Source:
Periodical: Luria, Salvador E., and Mary L. Human. "A Nonhereditary, Host-Induced Variation of Bacterial Viruses." Journal of Bacteriology 64, 4 (October 1952): 557-569. Article. 13 Images.
Publisher:
[American Society for Microbiology]
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the American Society for Microbiology.
Reproduced with permission of the American Philosophical Society.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Bacteriophages
Viruses
Exhibit Categories:
From Phage to Colicins, 1945-1972
Biographical Information
Unique Identifier:
QLBBBM
Document Type:
Articles
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Folder: [Selected articles collected by NLM]
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2017-08-07
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