Effect of thymine concentration on the replication velocity of DNA in a thymineless mutant of Escherichia coli

R. H. Pritchard, A. Zaritsky

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Abstract

Changes in thymine concentration in the growth medium affect the chromosome replication time of thymineless cells. This alone may account for changes in cell composition and provide a demonstration of the absence of coupling between replication velocity and growth rate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-131
Number of pages6
JournalNature
Volume226
Issue number5241
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1970
Externally publishedYes

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