HER Number
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Name Morphotype
κ (kappa) A1 (Myophage)
Order Family Genus Species
Other designations

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Clear plaques between 0.5 and 1.0mm
Temperate phage
General transducer

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
30ºC TSA

Original reference
Ellmaner, H., and R.W. Kaplan. 1959. Naturwissenschaften 46:150.
Winkler, U., U. Kopp-Scholz, and C. Haux. 1970. Nonsense-mutants of Serratia phage Kappa. I. Their isolation and use for proving circular linkage of the phage genes. Mol. Gen. Genet. 106:239-253.

Origin of lysogenic host : Dr A. Rippel-Baldes, Göttingen, 1955
Used for teaching

Received from Date
Dr R.W. Kaplan
Frankfurt, Germany
Isolé par Date
Dr H. Ellmaner and Dr R.W. Kaplan
Institut für Mikrobiologie
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität
Frankfurt, Germany
Received from Date
Dr H. Steiger
Fachbereich Biologie der
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität
Institut für Mikrobiologie
6000 Frankfurt am Main, Siesmawerstr. 70, Germany
Original source
Serratia marcescens K

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