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Isolation and some characteristics of two Micrococcus phages from Italian salami, type Varzi

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Isolation and characterization studies were performed on two Micrococcus phages from Italian salami type Varzi.

Although host ranges were found to be the same for the two isolates, their plaque formation and sensitivity to pH and temperature showed that they were two different phages.

Electron micrographs showed that they both belong to Bradley's phage group B.

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Sozzi, T., Maret, R. & Cerise, L. Isolation and some characteristics of two Micrococcus phages from Italian salami, type Varzi. Archiv. Mikrobiol. 92, 313–320 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00409284

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Keywords

  • Electron Micrographs
  • Host Range
  • Plaque Formation
  • Characterization Study
  • Salami