HER Number
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Name Morphotype
Tohama B1 (Siphophage)
Order Family Genus Species
Other designations

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Plaques of 1.0 to 1.5 mm. Non

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

Original reference
Lapaeva, I.A., S.M. Mebel, N.A. Pereverzev, and L.N. Sinyashina. 1980. Bordetella pertussis bacteriophage. Zh. Mikrobiol. Epidemiol. Immunobiol. 85-90.

Mebel, S., I.A. Lapaeva, S. Rustenbach, and I. Uerling. 1981. Spontaneous release of phage from strains of Bordetella pertussis used for vaccine production. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 12: 233-235.

Morphologically unstable in ceasium chloride gradient at average density 1.45 g/cm3.
Also held in the Collection of the WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Reference on Bordetella pertussis, Gamaleya Institute, Moscow.

Received from Date
Dr I.A. Lapaeva
Laboratory of Respiratory Infections
Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology
Moscow 123098, Gamaleya st. 18, Russia
Isolé par Date
Irina Lapaeva
Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology
Original source
Bordetella pertussis Tohama phase I

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