phages with long non-contractile tails

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Alias: Siphoviridae, Styloviridae

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  1. pmc Characterization of LytA-like N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidases from two new Streptococcus mitis bacteriophages provides insights into the properties of the major pneumococcal autolysin
    Patricia Romero
    Departmento de Microbiologia Molecular, Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, Ramiro de Maeztu 9, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Bacteriol 186:8229-39. 2004
  2. pmc Bacteriophage diversity in the North Sea
    A Wichels
    Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, D 27498 Helgoland, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:4128-33. 1998
  3. pmc Comparative genome analysis of Listeria bacteriophages reveals extensive mosaicism, programmed translational frameshifting, and a novel prophage insertion site
    Julia Dorscht
    Abteilung Mikrobiologie, Zentralinstitut für Ernährungs und Lebensmittelforschung, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising, Germany
    J Bacteriol 191:7206-15. 2009
  4. pmc Phim46.1, the main Streptococcus pyogenes element carrying mef(A) and tet(O) genes
    Andrea Brenciani
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Microbiology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Ancona 60020, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:221-9. 2010
  5. ncbi [Isolation and characterization of Serratia marcescens phage]
    Long Yu
    State Research Center for Bio protective Equipment and Engineering Technology, State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Beijing 100071, China
    Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao 48:498-502. 2008
  6. ncbi Flow cytometric detection of viruses
    C P Brussaard
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Virol Methods 85:175-82. 2000
  7. ncbi Remarkable morphological diversity of viruses and virus-like particles in hot terrestrial environments
    R Rachel
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Virol 147:2419-29. 2002
  8. doi The influence of the mode of administration in the dissemination of three coliphages in chickens
    A Oliveira
    Research and Development Department, Controlvet, Segurança Alimentar S A, Zona Industrial de Tondela, ZIM II, L 6, 3460 070 Tondela, Portugal
    Poult Sci 88:728-33. 2009
  9. doi Bacteriophages induced from lysogenic root canal isolates of Enterococcus faecalis
    R H Stevens
    Department of Endodontology, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 NorthBroad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 24:278-84. 2009
  10. doi Cultivation-based assessment of lysogeny among soil bacteria
    Kurt E Williamson
    Environmental Genomics Group, J Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Microb Ecol 56:437-47. 2008

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  1. pmc Characterization of LytA-like N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidases from two new Streptococcus mitis bacteriophages provides insights into the properties of the major pneumococcal autolysin
    Patricia Romero
    Departmento de Microbiologia Molecular, Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, Ramiro de Maeztu 9, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Bacteriol 186:8229-39. 2004
    Two new temperate bacteriophages exhibiting a Myoviridae (phiB6) and a Siphoviridae (phiHER) morphology have been isolated from Streptococcus mitis strains B6 and HER 1055, respectively, and partially characterized...
  2. pmc Bacteriophage diversity in the North Sea
    A Wichels
    Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, D 27498 Helgoland, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:4128-33. 1998
    ..of morphology, 11 phages were assigned to the virus family Myoviridae, 7 phages were assigned to the family Siphoviridae, and 4 phages were assigned to the family Podoviridae...
  3. pmc Comparative genome analysis of Listeria bacteriophages reveals extensive mosaicism, programmed translational frameshifting, and a novel prophage insertion site
    Julia Dorscht
    Abteilung Mikrobiologie, Zentralinstitut für Ernährungs und Lebensmittelforschung, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising, Germany
    J Bacteriol 191:7206-15. 2009
    ..Phages A006, A500, B025, P35, and P40 are members of the Siphoviridae and contain double-stranded DNA genomes of between 35.6 kb and 42.7 kb...
  4. pmc Phim46.1, the main Streptococcus pyogenes element carrying mef(A) and tet(O) genes
    Andrea Brenciani
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Microbiology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Via Tronto 10 A, Ancona 60020, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:221-9. 2010
    ..1 revealed phage particles with the distinctive icosahedral head and tail morphology of the Siphoviridae family. The chromosome integration site was within a 23S rRNA uracil methyltransferase gene...
  5. ncbi [Isolation and characterization of Serratia marcescens phage]
    Long Yu
    State Research Center for Bio protective Equipment and Engineering Technology, State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Beijing 100071, China
    Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao 48:498-502. 2008
    ..To isolate the bacteriophage of Serratia marcescens (8039) from sewage, and to study on its biological characteristics...
  6. ncbi Flow cytometric detection of viruses
    C P Brussaard
    Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Virol Methods 85:175-82. 2000
    ..Baculoviridae, Herpesviridae, Myoviridae, Phycodnaviridae, Picornaviridae, Podoviridae, Retroviridae, and Siphoviridae) were stained using a variety of highly fluorescent nucleic acid specific dyes (SYBR Green I, SYBR Green II, ..
  7. ncbi Remarkable morphological diversity of viruses and virus-like particles in hot terrestrial environments
    R Rachel
    Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie und Archaeenzentrum, Universitat Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Virol 147:2419-29. 2002
    ..Two virus types resembled head-and-tail bacteriophages from the families Siphoviridae and Podoviridae, and constituted the first observation of these viruses in a hydrothermal environment...
  8. doi The influence of the mode of administration in the dissemination of three coliphages in chickens
    A Oliveira
    Research and Development Department, Controlvet, Segurança Alimentar S A, Zona Industrial de Tondela, ZIM II, L 6, 3460 070 Tondela, Portugal
    Poult Sci 88:728-33. 2009
    ..10(7), and 10(8) plaque-forming units/mL suspensions of 3 lytic phages: phi F78E (Myoviridae), phi F258E (Siphoviridae), and phi F61E (Myoviridae)...
  9. doi Bacteriophages induced from lysogenic root canal isolates of Enterococcus faecalis
    R H Stevens
    Department of Endodontology, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 NorthBroad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 24:278-84. 2009
    ..In this study, we sought to detect, isolate, and describe temperate bacteriophages harbored by Enterococcus faecalis strains isolated from endodontic infections...
  10. doi Cultivation-based assessment of lysogeny among soil bacteria
    Kurt E Williamson
    Environmental Genomics Group, J Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Microb Ecol 56:437-47. 2008
    ..Morphological analysis revealed that four of the lysogens produced lambda-like Siphoviridae particles, whereas two produced Myoviridae particles...
  11. pmc Morphology, genome sequence, and structural proteome of type phage P335 from Lactococcus lactis
    Simon J Labrie
    Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 30, DK 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:4636-44. 2008
    Lactococcus lactis phage P335 is a virulent type phage for the species that bears its name and belongs to the Siphoviridae family. Morphologically, P335 resembled the L...
  12. doi Characterization of bacteriophages used in the Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis phage-typing scheme
    N De Lappe
    National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Republic of Ireland
    J Med Microbiol 58:86-93. 2009
    ..The 16 phages comprise three morphotypes, Podoviridae (SETP1, 8, 10, 14, 15 and 16), Siphoviridae (SETP3, 5, 7, 11, 12 and 13) and Myoviridae (SETP2, 4, 6 and 9)...
  13. pmc Identification of tail genes in the temperate phage 16-3 of Sinorhizobium meliloti 41
    Veronika Deák
    Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Pecs, H 7601 Pecs, Hungary
    J Bacteriol 192:1617-23. 2010
    ..showed that phage 16-3 possesses an icosahedral head and a long, noncontractile tail characteristic of the Siphoviridae. By using a lysogenic S...
  14. doi Morphology and general characteristics of bacteriophages infectious to Robinia pseudoacacia mesorhizobia
    Anna Turska-Szewczuk
    Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Maria Curie Skłodowska University, 19 Akademicka St, 20 033 Lublin, Poland
    Curr Microbiol 61:315-21. 2010
    ..Mlo1, with its elongated hexagonal head and a long flexible tail represented subgroup B2 bacteriophages, the Siphoviridae family...
  15. pmc Isolation and characterization of a virulent bacteriophage AB1 of Acinetobacter baumannii
    Hongjiang Yang
    Key Laboratory of Industrial Microbiology, Ministry of Education, PO Box 08, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, TEDA, Tianjin 300457, PR China
    BMC Microbiol 10:131. 2010
    ..In this study, we described the isolation and characterization of one virulent bacteriophage AB1 capable of specifically infecting A. baumannii...
  16. ncbi Isolation and characterization of Thermus bacteriophages
    M X Yu
    Promega Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Arch Virol 151:663-79. 2006
    ..S.A. The phages belonged to the Myoviridae, Siphoviridae, Tectiviridae, and Inoviridae families. Over 50% of isolates were isometric or filamentous...
  17. pmc Comparative genomics and transcriptional analysis of prophages identified in the genomes of Lactobacillus gasseri, Lactobacillus salivarius, and Lactobacillus casei
    Marco Ventura
    Department of Genetics, Anthropology and Evolution, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3130-46. 2006
    ..revealed that LgaI, Lca1, Sal1, and Sal2 prophages belong to the group of Sfi11-like pac site and cos site Siphoviridae, respectively...
  18. pmc FepA- and TonB-dependent bacteriophage H8: receptor binding and genomic sequence
    Wolfgang Rabsch
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma, 620 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    J Bacteriol 189:5658-74. 2007
    ..Its morphology and genomic structure closely resemble those of bacteriophage T5 in the family Siphoviridae. H8 infected S...
  19. pmc Origins of the Xylella fastidiosa prophage-like regions and their impact in genome differentiation
    Alessandro de Mello Varani
    Genome and Transposable Elements Laboratory GaTE Lab, Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 3:e4059. 2008
    ..fastidiosa prophage-like regions are related to structural phage genes belonging to the Siphoviridae family...
  20. doi [Virus and prophages in aquatic ecosystems]
    Télesphore Sime-Ngando
    Universite Blaise Pascal, 63177 Aubiere, France
    Can J Microbiol 55:95-109. 2009
    ..the majority being represented by phages without tails and by tailed-phages such as members of the family Siphoviridae. Both types of phages have a small capsid and a small genome size, which is considered an evolutionary ..
  21. ncbi Comparative genomics of phages and prophages in lactic acid bacteria
    Frank Desiere
    Nestle Research Center, Nestec Ltd, Vers chez les Blanc, CH Lausanne 26, Switzerland
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 82:73-91. 2002
    ..An Sfi21-like and an Sfi11-like genus of Siphoviridae is proposed...
  22. ncbi Molecular characterization of Vibrio harveyi bacteriophages isolated from aquaculture environments along the coast of India
    Mockshanath M Shivu
    Department of Fishery Microbiology, Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, College of Fisheries, Mangalore 575 002, India
    Environ Microbiol 9:322-31. 2007
    ..Morphologically, six phages were grouped under family Siphoviridae and one under Myoviridae...
  23. pmc phiSITE: database of gene regulation in bacteriophages
    Lubos Klucar
    Institute of Molecular Biology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 21, 84551 Bratislava, Slovakia
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:D366-70. 2010
    ..elements (promoters, operators, terminators and attachment sites) from 32 bacteriophages belonging to Siphoviridae, Myoviridae and Podoviridae families...
  24. ncbi The use of degenerate-primed random amplification of polymorphic DNA (DP-RAPD) for strain-typing and inferring the genetic similarity among closely related viruses
    André M Comeau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Virol Methods 118:95-100. 2004
    ..As well, marine vibriophage from the families Myoviridae, Siphoviridae, and Podoviridae showed high diversity and were distinct from coliphage and cyanophage...
  25. ncbi Characterization of phages virulent for Sarothamnus scoparius bradyrhizobia
    Wanda Małek
    Department of General Microbiology, M Curie Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland
    Curr Microbiol 51:244-9. 2005
    ..New phages were separated into two morphological families: Siphoviridae with long, noncontractile tails (PhiDl, PhiTl) and Myoviridae with long, contractile tails (PhiCYT21, PhiOS6)...
  26. doi An examination of the bacteriophages and bacteria of the Namib desert
    Eric Prestel
    Laboratoire de Génomique et Biodiversité Microbienne des Biofilms, Universite Paris Sud 11, Institut de Genetique et Microbiologie, CNRS UMR 8621, Batiment 409, 91405 Orsay, France
    J Microbiol 46:364-72. 2008
    ..microscopy revealed 20 seemingly different phage-like morphologies and sizes belonging to the Myoviridae and Siphoviridae families of tailed phages...
  27. pmc Genomic characterization of the intron-containing T7-like phage phiL7 of Xanthomonas campestris
    Chia Ni Lee
    Institute of Molecular Biology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7828-37. 2009
    The lytic phage phiL7, which morphologically belongs to the Siphoviridae family, infects Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris...
  28. pmc Morphological and genetic diversity of temperate phages in Clostridium difficile
    Louis Charles Fortier
    Departement de Microbiologie et d Infectiologie, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1H 5N4
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7358-66. 2007
    ..capsids and long contractile tails (Myoviridae family), as well as five phages with long noncontractile tails (Siphoviridae family)...
  29. doi Isolation and characterization of an extremely long tail Thermus bacteriophage from Tengchong hot springs in China
    Lianbing Lin
    Biotechnology Research Center, Kunming University of Science and Technology Kunming, China
    J Basic Microbiol 50:452-6. 2010
    ..In this research, a Thermus bacteriophage named TSP4 (Thermus Siphoviridae phage) was isolated from Tengchong hot springs in China, and characteristics of morphology, temperature for ..
  30. doi Isolation and characterization of bacteriophages infecting Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Diana Gutiérrez
    Instituto de Productos Lacteos de Asturias IPLA CSIC, Apdo 85, 33300, Villaviciosa, Asturias, Spain
    Curr Microbiol 61:601-8. 2010
    ..Transmission electron microscopy revealed that the phages were of similar size and belonged to the Siphoviridae family. Phage phi-IPLA7 had the broadest host range infecting 21 out of 65 S. epidermidis isolates...
  31. ncbi Characterization of a Leuconostoc gelidum bacteriophage from pork
    G Gordon Greer
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lacombe Research Centre, 6000 C and E Trail, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada T4L IWl
    Int J Food Microbiol 114:370-5. 2007
    ..Electron microscopic observation revealed that phage ggg was a member of the Siphoviridae. The host range was limited to L. gelidum isolates from meats...
  32. doi Whole-genome sequencing and gene mapping of a newly isolated lytic enterococcal bacteriophage EFRM31
    Ramin Mazaheri Nezhad Fard
    Sansom Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Arch Virol 155:1887-91. 2010
    ..The complete bacteriophage genome was determined by shotgun sequencing. EFRM31 belongs to the family Siphoviridae (order Caudovirales) and has a circular double-stranded DNA genome...
  33. pmc Isolation of a novel bacteriophage specific for the periodontal pathogen Fusobacterium nucleatum
    Pamela Machuca
    Laboratorio de Microbiologia y Biotecnologia Oral, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Andres Bello, Echaurren 237, Santiago, Chile
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:7243-50. 2010
    ..The morphological features and the genetic characteristics suggest that FnpΦ02 is part of the Siphoviridae family...
  34. doi Lactobacillus plantarum bacteriophages isolated from Kefir grains: phenotypic and molecular characterization
    Graciela De Antoni
    Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo en Criotecnología de Alimentos, Universidad National de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    J Dairy Res 77:7-12. 2010
    ..Both phages belonged to the Siphoviridae family (morphotype B1) and showed similar dimensions for head and tail sizes...
  35. pmc Diversity of prophages in dominant Staphylococcus aureus clonal lineages
    Christiane Goerke
    Institut für Med Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Elfriede Aulhorn Str 6, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Bacteriol 191:3462-8. 2009
    ..Here we established a classification scheme for staphylococcal prophages of the major Siphoviridae family based on integrase gene polymorphism...
  36. pmc Complete genomic sequence of bacteriophage phiEcoM-GJ1, a novel phage that has myovirus morphology and a podovirus-like RNA polymerase
    Nidham Jamalludeen
    Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:516-25. 2008
    ..nine with proteins of phages of the family Podoviridae, and six with proteins of phages of the family Siphoviridae. ORF 1 encoded a T7-like single-subunit RNA polymerase and was preceded by a putative E...
  37. doi Characterization of 1706, a virulent phage from Lactococcus lactis with similarities to prophages from other Firmicutes
    Josiane E Garneau
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Faculte des sciences et de genie, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Virology 373:298-309. 2008
    ..isolated in 1995 from a failed cheese production in France, represents a new lactococcal phage species of the Siphoviridae family. This phage has a burst size of 160 and a latent period of 85 min...
  38. ncbi [Isolation and characterization of a Thermus bacteriophage lytic from Tengchong Rehai Hot Spring lytic]
    Wei Hong
    Biotechnology Research Center, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming 650224
    Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao 50:322-7. 2010
    ..Genus Thermus represents an ancient descendant within the domain of Bacteria. This research was focused on the isolation and characterization of Thermus bacteriophages from Tengchong Reihai hot spring...
  39. ncbi Characterization of a lytic Lactobacillus plantarum bacteriophage and molecular cloning of a lysin gene in Escherichia coli
    S S Yoon
    Department of Biological Resources and Technology, College of Arts and Sciences, Yonsei University, Wonju, Kangwon Do, South Korea
    Int J Food Microbiol 65:63-74. 2001
    ..a non-contractile tail (260 nm long and 9-11 nm wide), indicating that it belongs to Bradley's group B or the Siphoviridae family according to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). The bouyant density was 1...
  40. ncbi Detection and characterization of a lytic Pediococcus bacteriophage from the fermenting cucumber brine
    Sung Sik Yoon
    Department of Biological Resources and Technology, Yonsei University, Wonju 220 710, Korea
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 17:262-70. 2007
    ..Overall appearance indicated that it belongs to the Siphoviridae family or Bradley's group B1, with a small isometric head and a flexible noncontractile tail with swollen base ..
  41. ncbi [Bacteriophage of Bacillus polymyxa BC153-29]
    D Ia Matseliukh
    Mikrobiol Z 66:22-7. 2004
    ..3 and 14.2 +/- 0.5 nm, respectively. The phage was related to Siphoviridae (B1) family...
  42. pmc Isolation of the Bacteriophage DinoHI from Dichelobacter nodosus and its Interactions with other Integrated Genetic Elements
    Brian F Cheetham
    Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia
    Open Microbiol J 2:1-9. 2008
    ..Treatment of D. nodosus strains with ultraviolet light resulted in the isolation of DinoHI, a member of the Siphoviridae and the first bacteriophage to be identified in D. nodosus...
  43. doi Wide variation in effectiveness of laboratory disinfectants against bacteriophages
    D E Halfhide
    Aerobiology Unit, DFAS, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, North Somerset, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:608-12. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify an effective disinfectant for the inactivation of the bacteriophages (phages) being used in our laboratory, as published studies on phage inactivation are far from unanimous in their conclusions...
  44. ncbi Bacteriophage induction versus vaginal homeostasis: role of H(2)O(2) in the selection of Lactobacillus defective prophages
    Rebeca Martín
    University Institute of Biotechnology, University of Oviedo, Spain
    Int Microbiol 12:131-6. 2009
    ..activity was accompanied by the production of a bacteriophage subsequently identified as a member of the family Siphoviridae (isometric capsid and long non-contractile tail)...
  45. doi Lactococcal phage p2 ORF35-Sak3 is an ATPase involved in DNA recombination and AbiK mechanism
    Erika Scaltriti
    Architecture et Fonction des Macromolecules Biologiques, UMR 6098 CNRS and Universités d Aix Marseille I and II, Campus de Luminy, Case 932, 13288 Marseille Cedex 09, France
    Mol Microbiol 80:102-16. 2011
    Virulent phages of the Siphoviridae family are responsible for milk fermentation failures worldwide. Here, we report the characterization of the product of the early expressed gene orf35 from Lactococcus lactis phage p2 (936 group)...
  46. pmc The opening of the SPP1 bacteriophage tail, a prevalent mechanism in Gram-positive-infecting siphophages
    Adeline Goulet
    Centre de Biochimie Structurale, INSERM UMR 1054 CNRS UMR 5048 and Universités Montpellier I and II, 29 rue de Navacelles, Montpellier 34090, France
    J Biol Chem 286:25397-405. 2011
    ..the sequence conservation among Dit and the N-terminal region of Tal-like proteins in Gram-positive-infecting Siphoviridae, it also reveals the Tal opening mechanism as a hallmark of siphophages probably involved in the generation of ..
  47. pmc Effect of the abortive infection mechanism and type III toxin/antitoxin system AbiQ on the lytic cycle of Lactococcus lactis phages
    Julie E Samson
    Departement de Biochimie, de microbiologie et de bio informatique, Faculte des sciences et de genie, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Bacteriol 195:3947-56. 2013
    ..While AbiQ was efficient against phages T4 (Myoviridae) and T5 (Siphoviridae), escape mutants of only phage 2 (Myoviridae) could be isolated...
  48. doi Complete genome sequence of marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas phenolica bacteriophage TW1
    Hakdong Shin
    Department of Food and Animal Biotechnology, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology and Center for Agricultural Biomaterials, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151 921, Korea
    Arch Virol 159:159-62. 2014
    ..bacteria Pseudoalteromonas phenolica using bacteriophage, a novel bacteriophage, TW1, belonging to the family Siphoviridae, was isolated, and its genome was completely sequenced and analyzed...
  49. pmc Characterization of bacteriophages Cp1 and Cp2, the strain-typing agents for Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri
    Abdelmonim Ali Ahmad
    Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:77-85. 2014
    ..Morphologically, Cp1 belongs to the Siphoviridae. Genomic analysis revealed that its genome comprises 43,870-bp double-stranded DNA (dsDNA), with 10-bp 3'-..
  50. pmc Insights into bacteriophage T5 structure from analysis of its morphogenesis genes and protein components
    Yvan Zivanovic
    Institut de Biochimie et Biophysique Moleculaire et Cellulaire, Univ Paris Sud, UMR CNRS 8619, Orsay, France
    J Virol 88:1162-74. 2014
    Bacteriophage T5 represents a large family of lytic Siphoviridae infecting Gram-negative bacteria...
  51. pmc Isolation and characterization of numerous novel phages targeting diverse strains of the ubiquitous and opportunistic pathogen Achromobacter xylosoxidans
    Johannes Wittmann
    Leibniz Institute DSMZ German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Department of Microorganisms, Braunschweig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e86935. 2014
    ..microscopy revealed a broad diversity with different members of the order Caudovirales, including the families Siphoviridae, Myoviridae, and Podoviridae...
  52. pmc Identification of bacteriophages for biocontrol of the kiwifruit canker phytopathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae
    Rebekah A Frampton
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:2216-28. 2014
    ..based on morphology and genome size, which showed them to be representatives of Myoviridae, Podoviridae, and Siphoviridae. Twenty-one Myoviridae members have similar morphologies and genome sizes yet differ in restriction patterns, ..
  53. doi Leuconostoc bacteriophages from blue cheese manufacture: long-term survival, resistance to thermal treatments, high pressure homogenization and chemical biocides of industrial application
    Silvina A Pujato
    Instituto de Lactología Industrial, Facultad de Ingenieria Quimica, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santiago del Estero 2829, 3000 Santa Fe, Argentina
    Int J Food Microbiol 177:81-8. 2014
    ..mesenteroides phages studied in the present work belonged to the Caudovirales order and Siphoviridae family...
  54. pmc Differing populations of endemic bacteriophages in cattle shedding high and low numbers of Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria in feces
    J Hallewell
    Department of Biological Sciences University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:3819-25. 2014
    ..determined by transmission electron microscopy, T4- and O1-like phages of Myoviridae and T1-like phage of Siphoviridae were isolated...
  55. doi Complete genome sequence of a novel phage, vB_MoxS-ISF9, infecting methylotrophic Microbacterium: first report of a virulent Microbacterium phage
    Isaac Zamani
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Isfahan, Hezar Jereeb Street, 81746 73441, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Virol 159:2537-40. 2014
    ..head of about 80 nm in diameter and a long non-contractile tail of about 240 nm, belongs to the family Siphoviridae. The vB_MoxS-ISF9 DNA was completely sequenced and found to be 59,254 bp in length, with a G+C content of 62...
  56. doi Characterization of Staphylococcus epidermidis phage vB_SepS_SEP9 - a unique member of the Siphoviridae family
    Luís D R Melo
    CEB Centre of Biological Engineering, LIBRO Laboratory of Research in Biofilms Rosário Oliveira, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Res Microbiol 165:679-85. 2014
    ..The genome comprises 129 coding sequences (CDS), 46 of which have an assigned function and 59 are unique. Its unique morphology and genome led to the proposal of the establishment of a new Siphoviridae genus named "Sep9likevirus".
  57. doi Integration of genomic and proteomic analyses in the classification of the Siphoviridae family
    Evelien M Adriaenssens
    Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, Genomics Research Institute, University of Pretoria, Lynnwood Road, Pretoria 0028, South Africa
    Virology 477:144-54. 2015
    ..Tree, CoreGenes) tools we have tackled the taxonomic status of members of the largest bacteriophage family, the Siphoviridae. In all over 400 phages were examined and we were able to propose 39 new genera, comprising 216 phage species, ..
  58. pmc Diverse virulent pneumophages infect Streptococcus mitis
    Siham Ouennane
    Departement de Biochimie, Microbiologie et Bio informatique, Faculte des sciences et de genie, Groupe de Recherche en Ecologie Buccale, Felix d Herelle Reference Center for Bacterial Viruses, Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118807. 2015
    ..In this study, the two virulent phages Cp-1 (Podoviridae) and Dp-1 (Siphoviridae), previously isolated from S. pneumoniae, were found to also infect S. mitis...
  59. doi Sewage as a rich source of phage study against Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO
    Reza Azizian
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran Student Research Committee, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
    Biologicals 43:238-41. 2015
    ..TEM images revealed that the isolated phages were members of the Siphoviridae family...
  60. pmc Cryo-EM structure of the bacteriophage T4 portal protein assembly at near-atomic resolution
    Lei Sun
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, 240S Martin Jischke Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2032, USA
    Nat Commun 6:7548. 2015
    ..Myoviridae T4 portal structure with the known portal structures of φ29, SPP1 and P22, representing Podo- and Siphoviridae, shows that the portal structure probably dates back to a time when self-replicating microorganisms were being ..
  61. pmc Isolation and Characterization of Phages Infecting Bacillus subtilis
    Anna Krasowska
    Department of Biotransformation, Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Wroclaw, Fryderyka Joliot Curie 14a, 50 383 Wroclaw, Poland
    Biomed Res Int 2015:179597. 2015
    ..latent time, and phage burst size was performed on three phages of the Myoviridae family and one phage of the Siphoviridae family which infected Bacillus subtilis strains...
  62. pmc Isolation of Dickeya dadantii strains from potato disease and biocontrol by their bacteriophages
    Abbas Soleimani-Delfan
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iran
    Braz J Microbiol 46:791-7. 2015
    ..On the basis of morphotypes, the isolated bacteriophages were identified as members of the Myoviridae and Siphoviridae families and could inhibit the growth of antibiotic resistant D. dadantii strains in culture medium...
  63. doi Isolation and Comparative Genomic Analysis of T1-Like Shigella Bacteriophage pSf-2
    Jin Woo Jun
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Research Institute for Veterinary Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151 742, South Korea
    Curr Microbiol 72:235-41. 2016
    ..emphasizes that alternatives to conventional antibiotics are needed. Siphoviridae bacteriophage (phage), pSf-2, infecting S...
  64. pmc Comparative genomics and functional analysis of the 936 group of lactococcal Siphoviridae phages
    James Murphy
    School of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    Sci Rep 6:21345. 2016
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  65. pmc Structure of the host-recognition device of Staphylococcus aureus phage ϕ11
    Cengiz Koç
    Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Sci Rep 6:27581. 2016
    ..This assembly is conserved among most glycan-recognizing Siphoviridae, and the RBP orientation would allow host adhesion and infection without an activation step.
  66. doi The First Siphoviridae Family Bacteriophages Infecting Bordetella bronchiseptica Isolated from Environment
    Aleksandra Petrovic
    Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology and Ecology, University of Novi Sad, Trg Dositeja Obradovica 3, 21000, Novi Sad, Serbia
    Microb Ecol 73:368-377. 2017
    ..0 % to 41.7 % of the strains. The selected phages showed similar morphology (Siphoviridae, morphotype B2), but variation of RFLP patterns and efficacy of plating on various strains...
  67. pmc Identification and molecular characterization of bacteriophage phiAxp-2 of Achromobacter xylosoxidans
    Erna Li
    College of Food Science, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, 510642, China
    Sci Rep 6:34300. 2016
    ..Its morphology showed that phiAxp-2 belongs to the family Siphoviridae. Microbiological characterization demonstrated that pH 7 is most suitable for phage phiAxp-2; its titer ..
  68. pmc Genome Sequence of vB_AbaS_TRS1, a Viable Prophage Isolated from Acinetobacter baumannii Strain A118
    Dann Turner
    Centre for Research in Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Genome Announc 4:. 2016
    ..Phage TRS1 belongs to the Siphoviridae family of bacteriophages and encapsulates a 40,749-bp genome encoding 70 coding sequences and a single tRNA.
  69. pmc Genome Analysis of Clostridium difficile PCR Ribotype 014 Lineage in Australian Pigs and Humans Reveals a Diverse Genetic Repertoire and Signatures of Long-Range Interspecies Transmission
    Daniel R Knight
    Microbiology and Immunology, School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Western Australia Nedlands, WA, Australia
    Front Microbiol 7:2138. 2016
    ..Numerous clinically important prophages (Siphoviridae and Myoviridae) were identified as well as an uncommon accessory gene regulator locus (agr3)...
  70. pmc Characterization of six Leuconostoc fallax bacteriophages isolated from an industrial sauerkraut fermentation
    Rodolphe Barrangou
    Southeast Dairy Foods Research Center, Department of Food Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:5452-8. 2002
    ..Morphologically, three of the phages were assigned to the family Siphoviridae, and the three others were assigned to the family Myovidae: Major capsid proteins detected by electrophoresis ..
  71. ncbi Common themes among bacteriophage-encoded virulence factors and diversity among the bacteriophages involved
    E Fidelma Boyd
    Dept of Microbiology, UCC, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Trends Microbiol 10:521-9. 2002
    ..These virulence factors are encoded by a diversity of bacteriophages, members of the viral families Siphoviridae, Podoviridae, Myoviridae and Inoviridae, with some bacteriophages having characteristics of more than one virus ..
  72. ncbi Characterization of three Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus phages and the physicochemical analysis of phage adsorption
    A Quiberoni
    Programa de Lactología Industrial, Facultad de Ingenieria Quimica, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina
    J Appl Microbiol 96:340-51. 2004
    ..Three indigenous Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus bacteriophages and their adsorption process were characterized...
  73. ncbi Morphology of Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg typing phages
    Walter Demczuk
    National Laboratory for Enteric Pathogens, National Microbiology Laboratory, Health Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3R2, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 50:873-5. 2004
    Eleven tailed phages are described. They belong to the Myoviridae, Siphoviridae, or Podoviridae families and represent the ViI, T1, T5, Jersey, N4, and P22 species of enterobacterial phages. Morphology is correlated with host range.
  74. doi Identification and characterization of bacteriophages specific to the catfish pathogen, Edwardsiella ictaluri
    J K Walakira
    Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquaculture, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 105:2133-42. 2008
    ..To identify and characterize bacteriophages specific for Edwardsiella ictaluri, the causative agent for enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC)...
  75. pmc Molecular characterization and lytic activities of Streptococcus agalactiae bacteriophages and determination of lysogenic-strain features
    Anne Sophie Domelier
    Equipe d Accueil 3854, Bactéries et Risque Maternofoetal, Institut Fédératif de Recherche 136, Agents Transmissibles et Infectiologie, UFR Medecine, Universite Francois Rabelais de Tours, 37032 Tours Cedex, France
    J Bacteriol 191:4776-85. 2009
    ..On electron microscopy of the phage suspensions, it was possible to assign the phages to the Siphoviridae family, with three different morphotypes (A, B, and C)...
  76. doi Isolation of lytic bacteriophage against Vibrio harveyi
    C Crothers-Stomps
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    J Appl Microbiol 108:1744-50. 2010
    ..The isolation of lytic bacteriophage of Vibrio harveyi with potential for phage therapy of bacterial pathogens of phyllosoma larvae from the tropical rock lobster Panulirus ornatus...
  77. doi In vivo efficiency evaluation of a phage cocktail in controlling severe colibacillosis in confined conditions and experimental poultry houses
    Ana Oliveira
    Department of Research and Development Controlvet, Seguranca Alimentar, S A Zona Industrial de Tondela, ZIM II, L6 Tondela, Portugal
    Vet Microbiol 146:303-8. 2010
    ..Three lytic coliphages, phi F78E (Myoviridae), phi F258E (Siphoviridae) and phi F61E (Myoviridae) were combined in a 5...
  78. pmc Genome sequence and characterization of the Tsukamurella bacteriophage TPA2
    Steve Petrovski
    Biotechnology Research Centre, La Trobe Institute for Molecular Sciences, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria 3552, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1389-98. 2011
    ..This polyvalent Siphoviridae family phage is lytic for most Tsukamurella species...
  79. doi Phages of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: response to environmental factors and in vitro ability to inhibit bacterial growth and biofilm formation
    P Knezevic
    Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia
    J Appl Microbiol 111:245-54. 2011
    ..various environmental factors on adsorption and inactivation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa-specific phages: δ (family Podoviridae), J-1, σ-1 and 001A (family Siphoviridae) and their ability to inhibit bacterial growth and biofilm formation.
  80. doi Characterization of bacteriophage φPto-bp6g, a novel phage that lyses Pseudomonas tolaasii causing brown blotch disease in mushrooms
    Hanh Thi Dieu Nguyen
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Microbiol Methods 91:514-9. 2012
    ..revealed that φPto-bp6g contains an icosahedral head and a long tail, which is classified as the family of Siphoviridae. The phage was observed to lyse P...
  81. pmc Characteristics of a broad lytic spectrum endolysin from phage BtCS33 of Bacillus thuringiensis
    Yihui Yuan
    Key Laboratory of Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430071, PR, China
    BMC Microbiol 12:297. 2012
    ..B. thuringiensis phage BtCS33 is a Siphoviridae family phage and its genome has been sequenced and analyzed...
  82. doi Characterization and complete genome sequence of the Shigella bacteriophage pSf-1
    Jin Woo Jun
    Laboratory of Aquatic Biomedicine, College of Veterinary Medicine and Research Institute for Veterinary Science, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Republic of Korea
    Res Microbiol 164:979-86. 2013
    ..In this study, we isolated a virulent Siphoviridae bacteriophage (phage), pSf-1, that infects S. flexneri...
  83. pmc Crystal structure of pb9, the distal tail protein of bacteriophage T5: a conserved structural motif among all siphophages
    Ali Flayhan
    Univ Grenoble Alpes, Institut de Biologie Structurale IBS, Grenoble, France
    J Virol 88:820-8. 2014
    ..In Siphoviridae, the assembly of the long and flexible tail is a highly cooperative and regulated process that is initiated ..
  84. doi Characterization and comparative genomic analysis of bacteriophages infecting members of the Bacillus cereus group
    Ju Hoon Lee
    Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, 446 701, Korea
    Arch Virol 159:871-84. 2014
    ..analysis has revealed three different major phage groups with different morphologies (Myoviridae for group I, Siphoviridae for group II, and Tectiviridae for group III), genome size (group I > group II > group III), and ..
  85. doi Metagenomic analysis of the viral community in Namib Desert hypoliths
    Evelien M Adriaenssens
    Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Environ Microbiol 17:480-95. 2015
    ..Phylotypic analysis showed that bacteriophages belonging to the order Caudovirales, in particular the family Siphoviridae, were most prevalent...
  86. pmc Life-style and genome structure of marine Pseudoalteromonas siphovirus B8b isolated from the northwestern Mediterranean Sea
    Elena Lara
    Department of Marine Biology and Oceanography, Institut de Ciències del Mar CSIC, Passeig Maritim de la Barceloneta, 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 10:e0114829. 2015
    ..Morphologically, phage B8b was classified as a member of the Siphoviridae family...
  87. pmc Capsule-Targeting Depolymerase, Derived from Klebsiella KP36 Phage, as a Tool for the Development of Anti-Virulent Strategy
    Grazyna Majkowska-Skrobek
    Institute of Genetics and Microbiology, University of Wroclaw, Przybyszewskiego 63 77, 51 148 Wroclaw, Poland
    Viruses 8:. 2016
    ..and characterized a novel depolymerase enzyme encoded by Klebsiella phage KP36 (depoKP36), from the Siphoviridae family...
  88. pmc Bacteriophage ecology in commercial sauerkraut fermentations
    Z Lu
    Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7624, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3192-202. 2003
    ..They belonged to the family Myoviridae or Siphoviridae and showed distinct host ranges and DNA fingerprints...
  89. pmc Genomic organization and molecular characterization of SM1, a temperate bacteriophage of Streptococcus mitis
    Ian R Siboo
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:6968-75. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that SM1 may be part of a discrete subfamily of the Siphoviridae that includes at least phages r1t of Lactococcus lactis and SF370.3 of Streptococcus pyogenes.
  90. ncbi The prophages of Lactobacillus johnsonii NCC 533: comparative genomics and transcription analysis
    Marco Ventura
    Nestle Research Center, Nestec Ltd, CH 1026 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Virology 320:229-42. 2004
    ..The 38- and 40-kb-long prophages Lj928 and Lj965 represent distinct lineages of Sfi11-like pac-site Siphoviridae unrelated at the DNA sequence level...
  91. pmc Lactobacillus plantarum bacteriophage LP65: a new member of the SPO1-like genus of the family Myoviridae
    Sandra Chibani-Chennoufi
    Nestle Research Centre, CH 1000 Lausanne, 26 Vers chez les Blanc, Switzerland
    J Bacteriol 186:7069-83. 2004
    ..The putative tail sheath protein showed a shear-induced change in electrophoretic migration behavior. The genome organization of the structural module in LP65 resembled that of Siphoviridae from the lambda supergroup.
  92. ncbi Ten new temperate bacteriophages of Citrobacter youngae
    J Smarda
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, 662 43 Brno, Czechia
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 49:671-8. 2004
    ..The phages belong to the morphotypes of Myoviridae (6 phages) and Siphoviridae (4 phages), with head diameters of 51-58 nm and tail length of 97-173 nm...
  93. pmc Structural characterization and assembly of the distal tail structure of the temperate lactococcal bacteriophage TP901-1
    Christina S Vegge
    Department of Food Science, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Rolighedsvej 30, DK 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    J Bacteriol 187:4187-97. 2005
    ..The temperate Lactococcus lactis phage TP901-1 of the Siphoviridae family has a long noncontractile tail with a distal baseplate...
  94. pmc Identification of the lower baseplate protein as the antireceptor of the temperate lactococcal bacteriophages TP901-1 and Tuc2009
    Christina S Vegge
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Stigbøjlen 4, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    J Bacteriol 188:55-63. 2006
    ..The temperate Lactococcus lactis phage TP901-1 belongs to the P335 species of the Siphoviridae family, which also includes the related phage Tuc2009...
  95. ncbi 5500 Phages examined in the electron microscope
    H W Ackermann
    Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Felix d Herelle Reference Center for Bacterial Viruses, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Virol 152:227-43. 2007
    ..Of the tailed phages, 61% have long, noncontractile tails and belong to the family Siphoviridae. Convergent evolution is visible in the morphology of certain phage groups.
  96. ncbi Prophages of Staphylococcus aureus Newman and their contribution to virulence
    Taeok Bae
    Department of Microbiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Mol Microbiol 62:1035-47. 2006
    ..phiNM1, phiNM2 and phiNM4, members of the siphoviridae family, insert at different sites (poiA, downstream of isdB and geh) in the staphylococcal chromosome...
  97. ncbi Induction and preliminary characterization of a novel halophage SNJ1 from lysogenic Natrinema sp. F5
    Yunjun Mei
    State Key Laboratory of Virology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
    Can J Microbiol 53:1106-10. 2007
    ..has a head of about 67 nm in diameter and a tail of 570 nm in length and belongs morphologically to the family Siphoviridae. The phage is strongly salt dependent; NaCl concentration affects the integrity of SNJ1, phage adsorption, and ..
  98. doi Isolation and identification of bacteriophages infecting ayu Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis specific Flavobacterium psychrophilum
    Ji Hyung Kim
    Laboratory of Aquatic Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Republic of Korea
    Vet Microbiol 140:109-15. 2010
    ..phages isolated were classified as members of Myoviridae (PFpW-3, PFpC-Y), Podoviridae (PFpW-6, PFpW-7), and Siphoviridae (PFpW-8) and had highly variable patterns of infectivity for different F. psychrophilum isolates (n=128)...
  99. pmc Prevention of Gordonia and Nocardia stabilized foam formation by using bacteriophage GTE7
    Steve Petrovski
    Biotechnology Research Centre, La Trobe Institute for Molecular Sciences, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria 3552, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:7864-7. 2011
    ..These are often stabilized by hydrophobic mycolic acid-synthesizing actinobacterial species. A polyvalent Siphoviridae phage, GTE7, which lysed several Gordonia and Nocardia species, is described here...
  100. pmc Genome characteristics of a novel phage from Bacillus thuringiensis showing high similarity with phage from Bacillus cereus
    Yihui Yuan
    Key Laboratory of Agricultural and Environmental Microbiology, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e37557. 2012
    ..cereus. Several genomes of phages originating from this group had been sequenced, but no genome of Siphoviridae phage from B. thuringiensis has been reported...
  101. pmc Visualizing a complete Siphoviridae member by single-particle electron microscopy: the structure of lactococcal phage TP901-1
    Cecilia Bebeacua
    Division of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, United Kingdom
    J Virol 87:1061-8. 2013
    ..Finally, we propose that host adsorption apparatus architectures have evolved in correlation with the nature of the receptors used during infection...

Research Grants6

  1. MECHANISM OF PHAGE L5 INTEGRATION AND EXCISION
    Graham Hatfull; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition to Providing new insights into the mechanism of recombination these studies will offer new tools for mycobacterial genetics and a greater understanding of mycobacterial physiology. ..
  2. INTEGRATION AND EXCISION OF PROPHAGES IN TUBERCULOSIS
    Graham Hatfull; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..tuberculoses to determine whether they have functional recombination systems; whether they act as Genetic Transfer Agents; and whether they play a role in virulence of M. tuberculosis. ..
  3. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF MYCOBACTERIA AND THEIR PHAGES
    Graham Hatfull; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also use proteomic approaches to understand the influence of phage gene expression on that of its host. ..
  4. Mycobacteriophage-mediated Recombineering in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Graham Hatfull; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These putative recombination proteins will be functionally and biochemically characterized and used to develop recombineering systems in both fast- and slow-growing mycobacteria. ..
  5. GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF LAMBDOID, TB & OTHER BACTERIOPHAGES
    Roger Hendrix; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Phage mimicry of mycobacterial signaling
    Graham F Hatfull; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to elucidate the specific role of GroEL1 in biofilm formation and mycolic acid synthesis, and to determine its role in the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ..