Table 1.

Effects of modifications of the 5′ partner’s 3′ end on recombinationa

Expt no.Treatment of the 5′ partnerNo. of plaques/μg of RNA at days after transfection
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1None04.3 ± 4.7
NaIO4 11.2 ± 4.1Confluent
NaIO4 + aniline9.2 ± 5.8Confluent
NaIO4 + aniline + phosphatase0.3 ± 0.50.5 ± 1.0
2None02.0 ± 1.7
pCp ligation8.5 ± 2.610.5 ± 3.1
  • a Experiments with the BN/ΔL pair of partners are represented. The modifications of the 5′ partner’s 3′ end were performed as described in Materials and Methods. The average numbers of plaques ± the standard deviations are given.