HER Number
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Identification
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.
Oui
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/viewer.fcgi??db=nucleotide&val=NC_000867

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
1254
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.

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

History
Isolated by Date
R.T. Espejo
Received from Date
R.T. Espejo
Received from Date
ATCC
12301 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD, 20852-1776
USA
26-05-1999
Original source
Ocean water, Pacific Ocean, off coast of Chile

Last update
2007-03-13
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