HER Number
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Name Morphotype
PM2 D3
Order Family Genus Species
Tectiliviricetes Corticoviridae Corticovirus 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. Sch�fer, and D. Schneider. 1977. Recent studies on the structure of bacteriophage PM2. Med. Microbiol. Immunol. 164: 87-95.

M�nnist�, R.H., H.M. Kivel�, 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.

Isolé par 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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