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Chloramphenicol: Effect on DNA Synthesis during Phage Development in Escherichia coli

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Science  05 Jun 1970:
Vol. 168, Issue 3936, pp. 1226-1228
DOI: 10.1126/science.168.3936.1226

Abstract

Chloramphenicol added at various times during intracellular development of various bacteriophages causes a reduction in the rate of synthesis of phage DNA. The reduction is faster the smaller the size of the DNA molecule in the mature phage.

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