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952salmoJoshua Lederberg and Norton Zinder report on transduction, or transfer of genetic information to cells by viruses. They show that a phage of Salmonella typhimurium can carry DNA from one bacterium to another.

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Bacterial Variation Since Pasteur, ASM News 58, 1992. p.261 [pdf]


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