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Genomic structure of bacteriophage 6H and its distribution as prophage in Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains

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Genomic structure of bacteriophage 6H and its distribution as prophage in Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains. / Castillo Bermúdez, Daniel Elías; Espejo, Romilio; Middelboe, Mathias.

I: FEMS Microbiology Letters, Bind 351, Nr. 1, 2014, s. 51-58.

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Castillo Bermúdez, DE, Espejo, R & Middelboe, M 2014, 'Genomic structure of bacteriophage 6H and its distribution as prophage in Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains', FEMS Microbiology Letters, bind 351, nr. 1, s. 51-58. https://doi.org/10.1111/1574-6968.12342

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Castillo Bermúdez, D. E., Espejo, R., & Middelboe, M. (2014). Genomic structure of bacteriophage 6H and its distribution as prophage in Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 351(1), 51-58. https://doi.org/10.1111/1574-6968.12342

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Castillo Bermúdez DE, Espejo R, Middelboe M. Genomic structure of bacteriophage 6H and its distribution as prophage in Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2014;351(1):51-58. https://doi.org/10.1111/1574-6968.12342

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Castillo Bermúdez, Daniel Elías ; Espejo, Romilio ; Middelboe, Mathias. / Genomic structure of bacteriophage 6H and its distribution as prophage in Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains. I: FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2014 ; Bind 351, Nr. 1. s. 51-58.

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abstract = "Flavobacterium psychrophilum is currently one of the most devastating fish pathogens worldwide causing considerable economic losses in salmonid aquaculture. Recently, attention has been drawn to the use of phages for controlling F. psychrophilum, and phages infecting the pathogen have been isolated. Here, we present the genome sequence of F. psychrophilum bacteriophage 6H and its distribution as prophage in F. psychrophilum isolates. The DNA sequence revealed a genome of 46 978 bp containing 63 predicted ORFs, of which 13% was assigned a putative function, including an integrase. Sequence analysis showed > 80% amino acid similarity to a specific region found in the virulent F. psychrophilum strain JIP02/86 (ATCC 49511), suggesting that a prophage similar to phage 6H was present in this strain. Screening for a collection of 49 F. psychrophilum strains isolated in Chile, Denmark, and USA for the presence of four phage 6H genes (integrase, tail tape protein and two hypothetical proteins) by PCR showed the presence of these prophage genes in 80% of the isolates. In conclusion, we hypothesize that bacteriophage 6H belongs to an abundant group of temperate phages which has lysogenized a large fraction of the global F. psychrophilum community.",
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