F plasmid won't transfer

VANNESTEJ%RUASV1 at ruakura.cri.nz VANNESTEJ%RUASV1 at ruakura.cri.nz
Mon Jun 28 04:55:01 EST 1993


	Jim,

	Could it be that you transferred chloramphenicol but not the F plasmid 
(chloramphenicol on a transposon for example)?  Some phages are specific of 
strains carrying the F plasmid, this could allow to check rapidly the presence 
of the F plasmid. 
	Cheers
	Joel


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