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Host range mutant

Host range mutant

a mutant of phage or animal virus that grows normally in one of its host cells, but has lost the ability to grow in cells of a second host type.


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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... at a pace that often makes their DNA-based hosts ' evolution look glacial by comparison. Over ... by Cooper et al. (1974) which showed that mutants of poliovirus could be mapped by recombination ... that the population structure in viruses could range from completely clonal, if no recombination ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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The Fiber Disease

... with the activity of mobile elements. Mutant phenotypes range from subtle changes in tissue specificity to dramatic ... possible coadaptations between elements and their hosts that appear to have evolved because of selection to ...

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by codon blue
Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... bacteria when injected into infected hosts. A single E. coli cell injected with a single ... that phages have a very narrow host range [27], success rates of 80-95% have been reported ... through the circulations of mice to isolate mutants that resist sequestration. This selection ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Sep 11, 2006 2:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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