HER Number
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Identification
Name Morphotype
1 A1
Order Family Genus Species
Caudovirales Myoviridae 1
Other designations
1/V12

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Clear plaques 0.1 mm.
Conspicuous capsomers.
Morphologically identical with the following phage species: Twort(Staphylococcus), SP50 (Bacillus), fri (Lactobacillus).
Morphologically related to species A19 of Brochothrix.
Replaces phage RZh which is no longer available (A.S. Tikhonenko).
Non

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
1339
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
37ºC TSA

Original reference
Jarvis, A.W., L.J. Collins, H.W. Ackermann. 1993. A study of five bacteriophages of the Myoviridae family which replicate on different gram-positive bacteria. Arch. Virol. 133: 75-84.

Remarks

History
Isolated by Date
Dr S.S. Kasatiya
Public Health Laboratory
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1975
Received from Date
Olive Chen
Public Health Laboratory
P.O. Box 6301, Station J
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K2A 1S8
29-06-1988
Original source
Sewage, Ste-Rose, P.Q., Canada

Last update
2006-03-24
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