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Revertant

revertant

In microbial genetics, a mutant that has reverted to its former genotype (true reversion) or to the original phenotype by means of a suppressor mutation.

Origin: L. Re-vertans, pros. P. Of re-verto, to turn back


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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... produced by different combinations of mutationally altered Sindbis virus RNAs (Raju et al., 1995; Weiss & Schlesinger, 1991) and wild-type revertant recombinants of Qb phage mutants (Palasingam & Shaklee, 1992) and of bromovirus mutants (Rao & Hall, 1993). Plant viruses have also ...

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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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Really need help with exponential microbial growth problem!!

... gms to kgs of protein, it can come as a rude—not to mention expensive—dissapointment to find that your stock has been overgrown with some sort of revertant strain and no longer expresses the recombinant protein you were after. I think your calculations are correct in their intention, but something ...

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by blcr11
Mon Sep 24, 2007 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Really need help with exponential microbial growth problem!!
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