HER Number
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Name Morphotype
αc3 B1 (Siphophage)
Order Family Genus Species
Other designations
alpha c3

Electron Micrograph
Restriction profile

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Plaques: 0.5- 2.5mm, clear, tiny and large resistant colonies, halo of 1.5 - 3mm after 3 days.
Need MgSO4.
Collar fibers, no contractile sheath as claimed.
Variable plaque size.
Clear plaque mutant of ?, named ?c in Chiozzotto A. et al. Sci. Rep. Ist. Super. Sanita, 1:112-126.
Designation c3 may be from Taylor.

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
30ºC BHI, TSA 1% MgSO4 solution

Original reference
Chizzotto, A., A. Coppo, P. Donini, and F. Graziosi. 1960. The icosahedral form of a temperate phage of Bacillus megaterium. In Proc. Eur. Reg. Conf. Electron. Microsc., Eds. Houwink, A. L. and B. J. Spit. Delft 1960, vol. 2, 1012-1015. De Nederlandse vereniging voor Electronenmicroscopie. Delft 1960.

Complete protocol for ?c3 propagation available on demand.

Isolé par Date
P. Donini,
Institute of microbiology,
University of Rome, Italy.
1959 ?
Received from Date
Dr Taylor,
Pennsylvania State University,
College of Science,
Department of Biophysics,
618 Life Sciences Building,
University Park, Pa 16802, USA.
Original source

Last update
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