HER Number
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Name Morphotype
Φ8 E2
Order Family Genus Species
Vidaverviricetes Cystoviridae Cystovirus Cystovirus phi8
Other designations
phi8 phi-8

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Plaques: 1 mm, clear. Oui

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
25ºC TSA

Original reference
Mindich, L. and coll. 1999. Isolation of additional bacteriophages with genomes of segmented double-stranded RNA. J. Bacteriol. 181: 4505-4508.

Lipid enveloppe, double-stranded DNA.
Inactivated by chloroform or detergents.
Grows poorly.
Loss of 2 log in 1 month at 4�C.
Kills host without propagation at high M.O.I.
Forms plaques on heptose-less strains of S. typhimurium.

Isolé par Date
Xueying Quiao
Mindich\\\'s Laboratory
New York
Received from Date
Dr L. Mindich
Dept. of Microbiology
Public Health Research Institute
455 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Original source
Pisum sativum (snow pea) leaves.

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