Complete Genomic Sequence of Bacteriophage Felix O1†
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This research was originally conducted at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA); and, the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (St. Paul, MN).
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Received: 12 December 2009 / Revised: 25 February 2010 / Accepted: 8 March 2010 / Published: 9 March 2010
Bacteriophage O1 is a Myoviridae
A1 group member used historically for identifying Salmonella
. Sequencing revealed a single, linear, 86,155-base-pair genome with 39% average G+C content, 131 open reading frames, and 22 tRNAs. Closest protein homologs occur in Erwinia amylovora
phage φEa21-4 and Escherichia coli
phage wV8. Proteomic analysis indentified structural proteins: Gp23,
(major tail protein),
(major capsid protein),
(tail fiber). Based on phage-host codon differences, 7 tRNAs could affect translation rate during infection. Introns, holin-lysin cassettes, bacterial toxin homologs and host RNA polymerase-modifying genes were absent.
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Whichard, J.M.; Weigt, L.A.; Borris, D.J.; Li, L.L.; Zhang, Q.; Kapur, V.; Pierson, F.W.; Lingohr, E.J.; She, Y.-M.; Kropinski, A.M.; Sriranganathan, N. Complete Genomic Sequence of Bacteriophage Felix O1. Viruses 2010, 2, 710-730.
Whichard JM, Weigt LA, Borris DJ, Li LL, Zhang Q, Kapur V, Pierson FW, Lingohr EJ, She Y-M, Kropinski AM, Sriranganathan N. Complete Genomic Sequence of Bacteriophage Felix O1. Viruses. 2010; 2(3):710-730.
Whichard, Jean M.; Weigt, Lee A.; Borris, Douglas J.; Li, Ling Ling; Zhang, Qing; Kapur, Vivek; Pierson, F. William; Lingohr, Erika J.; She, Yi-Min; Kropinski, Andrew M.; Sriranganathan, Nammalwar. 2010. "Complete Genomic Sequence of Bacteriophage Felix O1." Viruses 2, no. 3: 710-730.
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