Classic Readings

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Adams, M. H., 1955. Abortive Infection with Phage T2 at Low Temperatures. Virology 1: 336-346.
Adams, M. H., 1959. Ch. VIII. Antigenic Properties, pp. 97-119 in Bacteriophages. Interscience Publishers, Inc., London.
Craigie, J. and Brandon, K. F., 1936. The Laboratory Identification of V Form of B. Typhosus, pp. in 4th Annual Christmas Meeting of the Laboratory Section. Canadian Public Health Association, Toronto.
Desranleau, J.-M., 1949. Progress in the Treatment of Typhoid Fever with Vi Phages, pp. 473-478 in Candian Journal of Public Health, Novia Scotia, Halifax, Cananda.
Dubos, R., Straus, J. H. and Pierce, C., 1943. The multiplication of bacteriophage in vivo and its protective effect against an experimental infection with Shigella dysenteriae. J Exp Med 20: 161-168.
Hershey, A. D. and Chase, M., 1952. Independent functions of viral protein and nucleic acid in growth of bacteriophage. J. Gen. Physiol. 36: 39-56.
Hotchin, J. E., 1951. The influence of acridines on the interaction of Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus K phage. JGM 5: 609-618.
Hotchin, J. E. , Dawson, I. M., and Elford, W. J., 1951. Use of empty bacterial membranes in the study of the adsoprtion of Staphylococcus K phage upon its host. British Journal of Experimental Pathology. pp. 177-182.
Knouf, E. G., Ward, W. E., Reichle, P. A., Bower, A. G. and Hamilton, P. M., 1943. Treatment of typhoid fever with type-specific bacteriophage. J Am Med Assn 132: 134-136.
Morton, H. E. and Engely, F. B., 1945. Dysentery Bacteriophage: Review of the Literature on its Prophylactic and Therapeutic Uses in Man and in Experimental Infections in Animals. J Am Med Assoc 127: 584-591.
Morton, H. E. and Perez-Otero, J. E., 1944. The Increase of Bacteriophage in Vivo During Experimantal Infections with Shigella paradysenteriae, Flexner, in mice. J Bacteriol 47: 475-476.
Rees, P. J., and Fry, B. A., 1981. The morphology of Staphylococccal bacteriophage K and DNA metabolism in infected Staphylococcus aureus. JGV 53: 293-307.
Rees, P. J., and Fry, B. A., 1981. The replication of bacteriophage K DNA in Staphylococcus aureus. JGV 55: 41-51.
Rees, P. J., and Fry, B. A., 1983. Structure and properties of the rapidly sedimenting replicating complex of Staphylococcal phage K DNA. JGV 64: 191-198.
Schade, A. L. and Caroline, L., 1943. The preparation of a polyvalent dysentery bacteriophage in a dry and stable form. I. Preliminary Investigations and general procedures. J Bacteriol 46: 463-473.
Schade, A. L. and Caroline, L., 1944. The preparation of a polyvalent dysentery bacteriophage in a dry and stable form. II. Factors affecting the stabilization of dysentery bacteriophage during lyophilization. J Bacteriol 48: 179-190.
Schade, A. L. and Caroline, L., 1944. The preparation of a polyvalent dysentery bacteriophagein a dry and stable form. III. Stability of the dried bacteriophage towards heat humidity age and acididty. J Bacteriol: 243-251.
Simon, L. D., 1969. The Infection of Escherichia coli by T2 and T4 Bacteriophages as Seen in the Electron Microscope. III. Membrane-Associated Intracellular Bacteriophages. Virology 38: 285-296.
Ward, W. E., 1942. Protective Action Of VI Bacteriophage In Eberthella Typhi Infections In Mice. Journal of Infectious Disease: 172-176.