bacteriophage ike


Summary: A species of filamentous phage in the genus INOVIRUS, family INOVIRIDAE. They are specific for enterobacteria that contain an IncN plasmid.

Top Publications

  1. Yu J, Madison Antenucci S, Steege D. Translation at higher than an optimal level interferes with coupling at an intercistronic junction. Mol Microbiol. 2001;42:821-34 pubmed
    ..We interpret the results as evidence that translation in excess of an optimal level in an upstream gene interferes with coupling in the intercistronic junction...
  2. Velicer G. Evolution of cooperation: the benefits of ridesharing. Heredity (Edinb). 2005;95:116-7 pubmed
  3. Jakob R, Geitner A, Weininger U, Balbach J, Dobbek H, Schmid F. Structural and energetic basis of infection by the filamentous bacteriophage IKe. Mol Microbiol. 2012;84:1124-38 pubmed publisher
    ..They also explain why, in a previous co-evolution experiment with a mixture of phage fd and phage IKe, all hybrid phage adopted the superior infection mechanism of phage fd...