HER Number
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Name Morphotype
Kappa A1 (Myophage)
Order Family Genus Species
Peduoviridae Longwoodvirus Longwoodvirus K139
Other designations

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Plaques: 0.5- 1mm, veiled.
Serologically related with a and 32 (Lee, pers. comm.)
Adsorbs readily to bacterial debris.
Induction: UV for 60 sec. at 30cm (lamp Mineralight), original procedure of Takeya

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

Original reference
Takeya, K., Y. Zinnaka, S. Shimodori, Y. Nakayama, Y. Amako, K. Amako, and K. Lida. 1965. Lysogeny in El Tor Vibrio. Proc. Cholera Res. Symp., Honolulu, Hawai, (Eds.) Bushnell, O. A., and C. S. Brookhyser. Department of health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, Washington, D.C. pp. 24-28


Isolé par Date
A. Mbiguino,
Dr H.-W. Ackermann Laboratory,
Départment of Microbiology,
Faculté de médecine,
Université Laval,
Québec, Québec, Canada,
G1K 7P4
Original source
HER 1066, Vibrio El tor SLH 22,

Last update
GREB, Pavillon de Médecine Dentaire
Université Laval, QC, Canada, G1V 0A6
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