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Multiplicity Reactivation as a Test for Recombination Function

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Science  18 Apr 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3877, pp. 319-320
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3877.319

Abstract

Multiplicity reactivation of bacteriophage inactivated by ultraviolet light is dependent on the recombination function of either the host bacterial cell or the infecting bacteriophage. Absence of both recombination systems leads to a loss of multiplicity reactivation.