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Unformatted text preview: central shaft injects the genome through the membrane directly. Regarding T4 infection of E. Coli, the T4 phage (it is a prokaryotic bacteria ) does not bud through the plasma membrane to leave the cell; it cant do this since bacteria have cell walls, and T4 phages will infect fellow bacteria (which have cell walls)-The optimal host phage of T4 will not contain lysosomes, since bacteria do not contain membrane-bound organelles...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course CBN 356 taught by Professor Merill during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08