Intracellular parasitism of chlamydiae: Specific infectivity of chlamydiaphage Chp2 in Chlamydophila abortus

R. J. Skilton, L. T. Cutcliffe, M. A. Pickett, P. R. Lambden, B. A. Fane, I. N. Clarke

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Abstract

The obligate intracellular nature of chlamydiae presents challenges to the characterization of its phages, which are potential tools for a genetic transfer system. An assay for phage infectivity is described, and the infectious properties of phage Chp2 were determined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4957-4959
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Volume189
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

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