volume 143, issue 2, P981-988 1980
DOI: 10.1128/jb.143.2.981-988.1980
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Abstract: Antimetabolite analogs of essential amino acids are useful as selective agents for isolation of regulatory mutants of cyanobacteria, although we observed striking microbiological differences from other widely used eubacterial systems. Regulatory mutants shown to overproduce and excrete tryptophan, phenylalanine, tyrosine, methionine, or arginine were isolated from four cyanobacteria: Anabaena sp. 29151, Synechococcus sp. 602, Synechococcu…

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