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Stanley, E,Fitzgerald, GF,van Sinderen, D;
1999
March
Fems Microbiology Letters
Characterisation of Streptococcus thermophilus CNRZ1205 and its cured and re-lysogenised derivatives
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lysogenic curing clumping Streptococcus thermophilus LACTOCOCCUS-LACTIS GEL-ELECTROPHORESIS DNA BACTERIOPHAGES SEQUENCE STRAINS
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Streptococcus thermophilus CNRZ1205 is the lysogenic host for the temperate phage oO1205. A derivative of CNRZ1205 was isolated which was cured of oO1205 and this strain was used to construct a re-lysogenised derivative. Pulse field gel electrophoresis and sequencing of the attachment site regions confirmed that excision and re-integration of the phage was a site-specific event. Interestingly, cells from the cured, as well as its re-lysogenised derivative, were found to have a very long chain length. (C) 1999 Federation of European Microbiological Societies. Published by Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
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