Archives of Virology

, Volume 159, Issue 1, pp 167–173

Genome sequence of the Nocardia bacteriophage NBR1

  • Steve Petrovski
  • Robert J. Seviour
  • Daniel Tillett
Annotated Sequence Record

DOI: 10.1007/s00705-013-1799-z

Cite this article as:
Petrovski, S., Seviour, R.J. & Tillett, D. Arch Virol (2014) 159: 167. doi:10.1007/s00705-013-1799-z

Abstract

We here characterize a novel bacteriophage (NBR1) that is lytic for Nocardia otitidiscaviarum and N. brasiliensis. NBR1 is a member of the family Siphoviridae and appears to have a structurally more complex tail than previously reported Siphoviridae phages. NBR1 has a linear genome of 46,140 bp and a sequence that appears novel when compared to those of other phage sequences in GenBank. Annotation of the genome reveals 68 putative open reading frames. The phage genome organization appears to be similar to other Siphoviridae phage genomes in that it has a modular arrangement.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steve Petrovski
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert J. Seviour
    • 1
    • 3
  • Daniel Tillett
    • 1
  1. 1.La Trobe Institute for Molecular SciencesLa Trobe UniversityBendigoAustralia
  2. 2.Molecular Pathology, Peter MacCallum Cancer CentreEast MelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.Department of MicrobiologyLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia