Help: Phage contamination of E.coli growths

Patricia Foster pfoster at
Tue Feb 1 13:10:22 EST 1994

Dear Mike,
    The solution that your predecessors in the 1950's
came up with was to select for phage-resistant bugs.
If your phage is T1, then strains with a deletion of
tonA or tonB will already be resistant (see two
recent threads on T1)

Patricia L. Foster
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA USA
pfoster at

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