Myoviridae


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Myoviridae

[‚mī·ə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of linear double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid-containing bacterial viruses (bacteriophages) characterized by a contractile tail and an elongated (or icosahedral) head, a well-known genus is the T even phage, which contains coliphage T2.
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coli phages, designated bacteriophages oEU-3 and oEU-4, showed that they belong to the family Siphoviridae and Myoviridae, respectively.
Characterization and partial genomic analysis of a lytic Myoviridae bacteriophage against Staphylococcus aureus isolated from dairy cows with mastitis in Mid-east of China.
The overall morphology indicated that these phages were T4-like phages, belonging to the Myoviridae family of the Caudovirales order.
Briers, and Santos, dos, S.B., Azeredo, J., Lavigne, R., "Characterization of modular bacteriophage endolysins from Myoviridae phages OBP, 201[phi]2-1 and PVP-SE1," PloS One, vol.
The phage was assigned to family Myoviridae on the basis of its morphology (Figure 5).
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 14.5% to Podoviridae [24].
The phage, which belongs to the Myoviridae family of bacteriophages, was able to lyse 28 of 30 E.
The PC scores for the estuary samples are consistent with the presence of MRGs (arsenic and mercury resistance) and TEs (mainly Rhodobacteraceae sp.) and the relative absence of ARGs and plasmids, whereas the coastal ocean samples were characterized by phages (primarily Myoviridae and Podoviridae) and the relative absence of MRGs, TEs, and pathogens.
Los colifagos somaticos incluyen una gran variedad de fagos que pertenecen a las familias Myoviridae, Siphoviridae, Podoviridae, Microviridae (Okafor 2011).