HER Number
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Name Morphotype
H-19J B3 (Siphophage)
Order Family Genus Species
Other designations

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

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Veiled plaques of 0.5 mm.
Long narrow head.
Shiga-like toxin converting.
UV inducible.
Plaques on E. coli K12 395-1 and E. coli HB101.
Genome contains lambda genes.

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

Original reference
O\'Brien, A., J.W. Newland, S.F. Miller, R.K. Holmes, H.W. Smith, and S.B. Formal. 1984. Shiga-like toxin-converting phages from Escherichia coli that cause hemorrhagic colitis or infantile diarrhea. Science 226: 694-696.

Newland, J.W., N.A. Strockbine, S.F. Miller, A. O\'Brien, and R.K. Holmes. 1985. Cloning of Shiga-like toxin structural genes from a toxin-converting phage of Escherichia coli. Science 230: 179-181.


Received from Date
Lysogenic strain (HER 1271) from
Dr Alison D. O\'Brien
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Defense
4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
Isolé par Date
R. Janvier and H.-W. Ackermann
Université Laval
(First isolation by J.W. Newland, laboratory of O\'Brien)
Original source
Lysogenic bacterium HER 1271 after UV induction

Last update
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