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T4 and Related Phages: Structure and Development

by Gisela Mosig and Fred Eiserling

Department of Molecular Biology
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095

The Bacteriophages, 2nd edition (2006)
Richard Calendar -- Oxford University Press

Figure 18-1: Overview of the T4 life cycle.  (tif)
Figure 18-2: T4 gene maps.  (tif)
Figure 18-3: Structure of the T4 virion.  (tif)
Figure 18-4: Relationship between T4 transcriptional pattern and DNA replication and recombination.  (tif)
Figure 18-5: The proteins of the DNA replication fork.  (tif)
Figure 18-6: Assembly and maturation of the T4 prohead.  (tif)
Figure 18-7: Surface lattice arrangements predicted for petite, isometric, intermediate, and normal-length T4 heads.  (tif)
Figure 18-8: Color Figure: A model to explain acquisition of a new gene or gene segment (Moron) by an adaptation of join-cut-copy recombination.  (tif)
Table 18-1: The functions and mutant phenotypes of T4 gene products (pdf file).
Bibliography: References cited by chapter (pdf file).
Bibliography: References from Molecular Biology of Bacteriophage T4 (1994) (web page).
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