Interaction between bacteria and their flagellotropic phages


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R.R. Sonani, Palmer L.K., Esteves N.C., Horton A.A., Sebastian A.L., Kelly R.J., Wang F., Kreutzberger M.A.B., Russell W.K., Petr G. Leiman P.G.*, Scharf B.E.*, Egelman E.H.* (2024) “An extensive disulfide bond network prevents tail contraction in Agrobacterium tumefaciens phage Milano” Springer Nature Communications Biology; 15(1):756.

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