African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12267

Full Length Research Paper

An improved plating assay for determination of phage titer

Liu Yang
  • Liu Yang
  • Key Laboratory of Pig Industry Sciences, Ministry of Agriculture, Rongchang, Chongqing 402460, China.
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Chao Li
  • Chao Li
  • Southwestern University Rongchang Campus, Rongchang, Chongqing 402460, China.
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Shao-Qin Zhai
  • Shao-Qin Zhai
  • Key Laboratory of Pig Industry Sciences, Ministry of Agriculture, Rongchang, Chongqing 402460, China.
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Hua Zheng
  • Hua Zheng
  • Key Laboratory of Pig Industry Sciences, Ministry of Agriculture, Rongchang, Chongqing 402460, China.
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Li-Zhi Fu
  • Li-Zhi Fu
  • Key Laboratory of Pig Industry Sciences, Ministry of Agriculture, Rongchang, Chongqing 402460, China.
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Da-Jun Li
  • Da-Jun Li
  • Key Laboratory of Pig Industry Sciences, Ministry of Agriculture, Rongchang, Chongqing 402460, China.
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  •  Received: 04 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 18 May 2016
  •  Published: 08 June 2016

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