Viruses 2010, 2(3), 710-730; doi:10.3390/v2030710
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Complete Genomic Sequence of Bacteriophage Felix O1

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Received: 12 December 2009; in revised form: 25 February 2010 / Accepted: 8 March 2010 / Published: 9 March 2010
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Abstract: 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, Gp36 (major tail protein), Gp49, Gp53, Gp54, Gp55, Gp57, Gp58 (major capsid protein), Gp59, Gp63, Gp64, Gp67, Gp68, Gp69, Gp73, Gp74 and Gp77 (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.
Keywords: Salmonella; bacteriophage; Myoviridae; Felix O1; DNA sequence; bioinformatics
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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.

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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.

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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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