Archives of Virology

, Volume 142, Issue 7, pp 1381–1390

Taxonomic changes in tailed phages of enterobacteria

  • H. -W. Ackermann
  • M. S. DuBow
  • M. Gershman
  • B. Karska-Wysocki
  • S. S. Kasatiya
  • M. J. Loessner
  • M. D. Mamet-Bratley
  • M. Regué
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s007050050167

Cite this article as:
Ackermann, H.-., DuBow, M.S., Gershman, M. et al. Arch. Virol. (1997) 142: 1381. doi:10.1007/s007050050167

Summary

Out of 136 new phages, 80 (59%) are classified into 23 species according to morphology and physicochemical properties. Six new species are described and species b4, from a previous classification scheme, is renamed T1. The morphology of 36 phage species is schematically represented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. -W. Ackermann
    • 1
  • M. S. DuBow
    • 2
  • M. Gershman
    • 3
  • B. Karska-Wysocki
    • 4
  • S. S. Kasatiya
    • 5
  • M. J. Loessner
    • 6
  • M. D. Mamet-Bratley
    • 4
  • M. Regué
    • 7
  1. 1.Félix d’Hérelle Reference Center for Bacterial Viruses, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, CanadaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaCanada
  3. 3.Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, U.S.A.USA
  4. 4.Department of Biochemistry, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaCanada
  5. 5.Ontario Public Health Laboratory, Ottawa, and Department of Microbiology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaCanada
  6. 6.Forschungszentrum für Milch and Lebensmittel Weihenstephan, Technische Universität München, Freising, GermanyGermany
  7. 7.Department de Microbiologia y Parasitologia Sanitàries, Divisiò de Ciències de la Salut, Facultat de Farmiàcia, Universitat de Barcelona, SpainSpain