Siphoviridae


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Siphoviridae

[‚sī·fə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of linear double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid-containing bacterial viruses (bacteriophages) characterized by a long noncontractile tail. Formerly known as Styloviridae.
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Characterization and complete genome sequence analysis of a novel virulent Siphoviridae phage against Staphylococcus aureus isolated from bovine mastitis in Xinjiang, China.
Tailed phages are the most abundant group among reported phages and represent 96% of the total; within this group 61% belong to Siphoviridae family, 25% to Myoviridae and 14.
Here we established a classification scheme for staphylococcal prophages of the major Siphoviridae family based on integrase gene polymorphism.
El orden Caudovirales esta conformado por tres familias: Myoviridae, con cola rigida, larga y contractil; Siphoviridae, cola no contractil, larga y flexible, y Podoviridae, cola no contractil y corta (Monk et al.
the contract is to develop a chemical carrier of bacteriophages to their external use in infections associated with diabetic foot ulcers and to identify the biological and genetic phage typed as components of the product (25 bacteriophages mainly from the family siphoviridae and myoviridae).
Siphophages or siphoviridae phages infect methanogens such as Methanococcus Methanobrevibacter and Methanobacterium spp.
TEM observation of the phage [PHI]MSP revealed that it had an icosahedral head/capsid and a noncontractile tail and was similar to the members belonging to Siphoviridae family according to the guidelines of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses.