What is the gt in lambda gt10 or gt11?

Paul Riggs riggs at neb.com
Tue Mar 1 14:23:40 EST 1994

> What is the origin of the letters gt in the name of the phage vector
> lambda
> gt10?  I was told one answer, but I am not sure I buy it.  Does anyone
> have

I think it means "generalized transducing," by analogy to phage
transduction by P1, P22, etc.

Paul Riggs
New England Biolabs
riggs at neb.com

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