HER Number
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Name Morphotype
pilHα E1
Order Family Genus Species
Other designations

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Veiled plaques, <0.1 to 1mm.
Adsorbs to IncHI and IncHII plasmid-coded pili.
Preparations are rich in broken pili with adsorbed phages.
Propagating strain : E. coli K12 containing R27::TnlacZ (resistant to kanamycin and tetracycline)

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

Original reference
Coetzee, J.N., D.E. Bradley, J. Fleming, L. du Toit, V.M. Hughes, and R.W. Hedges. 1985. Phage pilH?: a phage which adsorbs to IncHI and IncHII plasmid-coded pili. J. Gen. Microbiol. 131:1115-1121.


Received from Date
(replacement phage)
Dr Diane E. Taylor
University of Alberta
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious diseases
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2H7
Received from Date
J.N. Coetzee
Institute for Pathology
P.O. Box 2034
Pretoria 0001
South Africa
Isolé par Date
J.N. Coetzee
Pretoria, South Africa
early 1980\'s
Original source

Last update
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