HER Number
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Identification
Name Morphotype
γ B1
Order Family Genus Species
Caudovirales Siphoviridae γ
Other designations
gamma

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Clear plaques of 1.5 mm. (Halo) Oui
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/viewer.fcgi?db=nucleotide&val=83658669

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
1140
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
37ºC BHI, TSA Yes Blood agar.

Original reference
Brown, E.R., W.B. Cherry. 1955. Specific identification of Bacillus anthracis by means of a variant bacteriophage. J. Infect. Dis. 96: 34-39.

Remarks
For identification of B. anthracis (differentiation from B. cereus).
Lyses R and RS forms.
Use undiluted.
Host 1140 transferred to MAS, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue.

History
Received from Date
Kathy Bernard
NLB
Rm.212, LCDC Building
Tunney's Pasture
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1A OL2
10-07-1991
Received from Date
Florian Gosselin
Laboratoire de Santé Publique du Québec
20045 Chemin Ste-Marie
Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
H9X 3R5
12-09-1991
Received from Date
Fort Detrick, Md 1990
Original source
Strain W bacteriophage of McCloy.

Last update
2007-03-13
GREB, Pavillon de Médecine Dentaire
Université Laval, QC, Canada, G1V 0A6
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