Cell Division in Erwinia: Inhibition of Nuclear Body Division in Filaments Grown in Penicillin or Mitomycin C

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Science  12 Jul 1968:
Vol. 161, Issue 3837, pp. 164
DOI: 10.1126/science.161.3837.164


Low concentrations of penicillin or mitomycin C in cultures of Erwinia sp. inhibit cell division. Electron-microscopic analysis of serial sections of these nondividing cells reveals that division of the nuclear body is also inhibited.

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