HER Number
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Identification
Name Morphotype
G A1
Order Family Genus Species
Caudovirales Myoviridae
Other designations

Electron Micrograph
Magnification: 297,000X
Bar: 100 nm
Staining: UA
Restriction profile

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Veiled plaques of 1 mm.
Largest phage known.
Unique morphology (spring-like spiral around sheath).
Genome of 750 kb, DNA glucosylated.
Oui
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/593777468

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
1276
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
30ºC TSA Mn++ and Mg++

Original reference
Donelli, G., F. Guglielmi, and L. Paoletti. 1972. Structure and physico-chemical properties of bacteriophage G. I. Arrangement of protein subunits and contraction process of tail sheath. J. Mol. Biol. 71: 113-125.

Ageno, M., G. Donelli, and F. Guglielmi. 1973. Structure and physico-chemical properties of bacteriophage G. II. The shape and symetry of the capsid. Micron 4: 376-403.

Remarks
Also held in the ATCC collection : no. 43725-B1.
Does not resist lyophilization.

History
Received from Date
Prof. Walton L. Fangman
Department of Genetics, SK 50
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195, USA
16-01-1987
Isolated by Date
G. Donelli
Physics Laboratory
Istituto Superiore de Sanit�, Rome
Italy
1968
Received from Date
Prof. Gianfranco Donelli
Laboratorio di Ultrastructura
Istituto Superiore di Sanit�
Viale Regina Elena, 299
00161 Roma, Italy
Before 1978
Original source
Lysate of B. megaterium phage a

Last update
2017-08-30
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