Table 2

Frequency of excision of the four prophages from B. anthracis chromosome

Excision product

Frequency of excision*


LambdaBa04 circle

2.1 × 10-5

LambdaBa04 empty site

ND

LambdaBa03 circle

6.4 × 10-6

LambdaBa03 empty site

3.7 × lO-6

LambdaBa02 circle

7.7 × 10-8

LambdaBa02 empty site

2.8 × 10-7

LambdaBa01 circle

2.2 × 10-6

LambdaBa01 empty site

3.4 × 10-7


ND-Not determined; *glp std-standard curve for estimating the copy number of different PCR products was generated using glp amplicon (representative of a single copy of chromosome)

Sozhamannan et al. BMC Microbiology 2006 6:34   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-6-34

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