HER Number
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Identification
Name Morphotype
pilHα E1
Order Family Genus Species
Leviviridae
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)
Non

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
1240
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 pilHα: a phage which adsorbs to IncHI and IncHII plasmid-coded pili. J. Gen. Microbiol. 131:1115-1121.

Remarks

History
Received from Date
(replacement phage)
Dr Diane E. Taylor
University of Alberta
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious diseases
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2H7
07-01-1993
Received from Date
J.N. Coetzee
Institute for Pathology
P.O. Box 2034
Pretoria 0001
South Africa
27-03-1987
Isolated by Date
J.N. Coetzee
Pretoria, South Africa
early 1980's
Original source
Sewage

Last update
2006-04-29
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