Pontecorvo, G., Higginbottom, C., and Devi, P. (1951) Mutations affecting the nutritional requirements of Aerobacter aerogenes induced by radiation of dried cells. Journal of General Microbiology, 5 (4). pp. 781-787. ISSN 0022-1287 (doi:10.1099/00221287-5-4-781)
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By irradiating with X-rays Aerobacter aerogenes (AlOC) in the dry state, mutants have been obtained differing from the parent strain in specific growth-factor requirements. About half of the mutants differ from the parent, not in having an absolute requirement for a nutrilite, but in having a longer lag-phase without it.
|Additional Information:||Guido Pontecorvo (1907-1999) was the University of Glasgow's first Professor of Genetics, a post that he held from 1955 to 1968.|
|Authors:||Pontecorvo, G., Higginbottom, C., and Devi, P.|
|College/School:||College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences > Life Sciences Biomolecular Science|
|Journal Name:||Journal of General Microbiology|
|Publisher:||Society for General Microbiology|