HER Number
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Identification
Name Morphotype
Ω8 C1
Order Family Genus Species
Caudovirales Podoviridae
Other designations
O8

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Clear plaques between 1.0-1.5mm
Non

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
1315
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
37ºC TSA

Original reference
Jann, K., G. Schmidt, B. Wallenfels, E. Freund-Molbert. 1971. Isolation and characterization of Escherichia coli bacteriophage omega-8 specific for E. coli strains belonging to sero-group O 8. J. Gen. Microbiol. 67(3):289-297.

Remarks
Specific for uncapsulated E.coli O 8 strains.
Has endo-o-mannosidase, hydrolyzing the O 8 antigen (on tail fiber and free in lysate).

History
Received from Date
Dr Klaus Jann
Max-Planck-Institut für Immunbiologie
Stübeweg 51, Postfach 1169
D-7800 Freiburg-Zähringen
Germany
15-04-1988
Isolated by Date
Dr Klaus Jann 1970
Original source
Sewage

Last update
2006-04-13
GREB, Pavillon de Médecine Dentaire
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