HER Number
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Name Morphotype
E920g A2 (Myophage)
Order Family Genus Species
Other designations
E 920g ptE920g

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Plaques: 0.5mm, clear.
Mutant E 920/69/41 of phage T4.
Defective in gene 66.
Up to 80% small heads; produces isometric and intermediate heads (Mosig, G. et al. 1972. J.virol.9:857-871).
May be kept on filter paper.

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

Original reference
Eiserling, F. A., E. P. Gelduschek, R. H. Epstein, and E. J. Metter. 1970. Capsid size and deoxyribonucleic acid length: the petite variant of bacteriophage T4. J. Virol. 6:865-876.


Received from Date
R. S. Edgar
Received from Date
Dr. Gisela Mosig,
Department of molecular biology,
Vanderbilt university,
Nashville, Tenn., 37203, USA.
Original source

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