HER Number
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Name Morphotype
PM2 D3
Order Family Genus Species
Corticoviridae Corticovirus PM2
Other designations

Electron Micrograph
Magnification: 297,000X
Bar: 50 nm
Staining: PT
Restriction profile

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Clear plaques of 1.5 mm with halo of 1.5-2 mm.
Complex shell, contains lipid, ether- and chloroform-sensitive.

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
37ºC AMS

Original reference
Franklin, R.M., R. Marcoli, H. Satake, R. Schäfer, and D. Schneider. 1977. Recent studies on the structure of bacteriophage PM2. Med. Microbiol. Immunol. 164: 87-95.

Männistö, R.H., H.M. Kivelä, L. Paulin, D.H. Bamford, and J.K.H. Bamford. 1999. The complete genome sequence of PM2, the first lipid-containing bacterial virus to be isolated. Virology 262:355-363.

ATCC No. 27025-B1.
Propagate and titer on very young cultures only.
May be inhibited by more than 1.5% agar.

Isolated by Date
R.T. Espejo
Received from Date
R.T. Espejo
Received from Date
12301 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD, 20852-1776
Original source
Ocean water, Pacific Ocean, off coast of Chile

Last update
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