Bacteriophage resistance in Escherichia coli K 12: general pattern of resistance

Robert Hancock, P. Reeves

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Abstract

Resistant mutants were isolated to 42 virulent bacteriophages in one strain of E. coli K 12 and tested for resistant or sensitivity to a set of 56 bacteriophages. Most of the mutants fell into 11 groups with respect to their resistance patterns. It was possible to classify the bacteriophages broadly, according to the variety of mutants that were resistant to them.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)983-993
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Volume121
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

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