PhiX174 resistance E. coli strain?

Yoram Gerchman via (by gerchman from
Mon Oct 12 12:44:31 EST 2009

Thanks Dunken. Could you kindly elaborate on the EcoB/EcoK issue? Since the
lysis system (E protein) seem to work in K12/coli B whay would not the phage
propagate in them?
Many thanks

> Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 15:24:57 +0100
> From: Duncan Clark <blackhole from>
> Subject: Re: PhiX174 resistance E. coli strain?
> Historians believe that in newspost
> <mailman.62.1255029029.1133.methods from> on Thu, 8 Oct 2009,
> Yoram Gerchman <gerchman from> penned the following
> literary masterpiece:
> >I am looking for PhiX174 resistance E. coli strain. Does anyone know of such
> >strain?
> The original hosts for phiX174 production were E.coli C derivatives. No
> idea if it goes into E.coli B or K12 strains. If it's genome has an EcoB
> or EcoK site in the sequence then that would answer the question.
> I think a Pubmed search is the best way to go.
> Duncan
> --
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> Duncan Clark
> GeneSys Ltd.

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