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Antiserum Neutralization of Bacteriophage Q β: A Mathematical Analysis

@article{Hale1969AntiserumNO,
  title={Antiserum Neutralization of Bacteriophage Q $\beta$: A Mathematical Analysis},
  author={E. M. Hale and ARTHUR A. Hirata and R. A. Brusenback and Lacy R. Overby},
  journal={Journal of Immunology},
  year={1969},
  volume={102},
  pages={206-214}
}
Summary The inactivation of the bacteriophage, Q β, with specific antiserum was studied. The reaction exhibited a continual decrease in rate that was evident from the beginning. The same limiting value of the surviving fraction was reached by all concentrations of a serum. The deviation from first order kinetics was not attributable to dissociation or pre-existing phage heterogenity. The results support the idea of the development of resistant phages by interaction with antiserum components… 
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