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What is the word for a small (under 50 bp) structural variant?

One can clearly find instances of "microindel" in the literature. However it does not seem to be very common. "Small indel" appears to be the preferred term, noted here: Typically,...
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Who discovered that phage phiX174 has a single-stranded genome?

I think @MaximilianPress was close. Chargaff certainly did early work on DNA structure, but he was not the one to identify that the genome of φX174 was circular. As far as I can tell, the actual peer ...
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How often do humans have two different genomes?

Fetal-maternal bi-directional trafficking of cells during between fetus and mother (of mammals and viviparous species) are known to result in two phenomena other than that described in the question: ...
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Who discovered that phage phiX174 has a single-stranded genome?

Update please see @bob1's answer below. Original answer I suspect that this is the paper you are interested in but I can't find even an abstract of it due to the obscurity/loss of the journal. In a ...
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