HER Number
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Name Morphotype
1 A1 (Myophage)
Order Family Genus Species
Other designations

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).

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
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.

Also held at the DSMZ collection under DSM 112154.

Isolé par Date
Dr S.S. Kasatiya
Public Health Laboratory
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Received from Date
Olive Chen
Public Health Laboratory
P.O. Box 6301, Station J
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K2A 1S8
Original source
Sewage, Ste-Rose, P.Q., Canada

Last update
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