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Title Phage and the origins of molecular biology / edited by John Cairns, Gunther S. Stent, James D. Watson.
Imprint Plainview, NY : Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1992.
Edition Expanded edition.

Subject Bacteriophages.
Molecular biology.
Alt Name Cairns, John, 1922-
Stent, Gunther S. (Gunther Siegmund), 1924-2008.
Watson, James D., 1928-
Description x, 366 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Edition Expanded edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0879694076
OCLC # 25872929
Table of Contents
 Preface / John Cairns, Gunther S. Stent, James D. Watson 
IOrigins of Molecular Biology 
  Introduction: Waiting for the Paradox / Gunther S. Stent3
  A Physicist Looks at Biology / Max Delbruck9
  Biochemical Genetics: Some Recollections / George W. Beadle23
  The Target Theory / K.G. Zimmer33
  High Energy Phosphate Bonds: Optional or Obligatory? / Herman M. Kalckar43
IIThe Phage Renaissance 
  Bacteriophage: One-Step Growth / Emory L. Ellis53
  Electron Microscopy of Phages / Thomas F. Anderson63
  The Eclipse in the Bacteriophage Life Cycle / A.H. Doermann79
  The Prophage and I / Andre Lwoff88
  The Injection of DNA into Cells by Phage / A.D. Hershey100
  Transfer of Parental Material to Progeny / Lloyd M. Kozloff109
  Electron Microscopy of Developing Bacteriophage / Edward Kellenberger116
IIIPhage Genetics 
  Phenotypic Mixing / Aaron Novick133
  Mating Theory / N. Visconti142
  On the Physical Basis of Genetic Structure in Bacteriophage / A.D. Kaiser150
  Adventures in the rII Region / Seymour Benzer157
  Conditional Lethals / R.S. Edgar166
IVBacterial Genetics 
  Mutations of Bacteria and of Bacteriophage / S.E. Luria173
  Gene, Transforming Principle, and DNA / Rollin D. Hotchkiss180
  Sexual Differentiation in Bacteria / William Hayes201
  Bacterial Conjugation / Elie L. Wollman216
  Story and Structure of the [lambda] Transducing Phage / J. Weigle226
  Growing Up in the Phage Group / J.D. Watson239
  Demonstration of the Semiconservative Mode of DNA Duplication / Matthew Meselson, Franklin W. Stahl246
  The Autoradiography of DNA / John Cairns252
  [Phi][chi]: Multum in Parvo / Robert L. Sinsheimer258
  The Relation between Nuclear and Cellular Division in Escherichia coli / Ole Maaloe265
VIRamifications of Molecular Biology 
  The Mammalian Cell / T.T. Puck275
  The Plaque Technique and the Development of Quantitative Animal Virology / Renato Dulbecco287
  Quantitative Tumor Virology / H. Rubin292
  The Natural Selection Theory of Antibody Formation; Ten Years Later / Niels K. Jerne301
  Cybernetics of the Insect Optomotor Response / Werner E. Reichardt313
  Terminal Redundancy, or All's Well that Ends Well / George Streisinger335