chapter  31
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Bacteriocins Introduction

BACT E R i OC I N SYNTH E S I S BY CWO fORMS A complete cell wall is not needed for bacteriocin synthesis as shown by their production by CWD stages (Table 3 1 -3) .

ARE PHAG E AND CO L I C I N RECEPTO RS I D E N T I CAL? The question o f whether phages and colicins share the same receptors is graphically answered in Figure 3 1 -2 . Phage receptors of seven types are lost from an E. coli strain in the spheroplast state, but new colicin receptors are exposed.