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Complete genome sequence of the novel phage vB_BthS-HD29phi infecting Bacillus thuringiensis.

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The phage vB_BthS-HD29phi infecting Bacillus thuringiensis strain HD29 was isolated and purified. The morphology of the phage showed that it belongs to the family Siphoviridae. The phage genome was 32,181 bp in length, comprised linear double-stranded DNA with an average G + C content of 34.9%, and exhibited low similarity to known phage genomes. Genomic and phylogenetic analysis revealed that vB_BthS-HD29phi is a novel phage. In total, 50 putative ORFs were predicted in the phage genome, and only 18 ORFs encoded proteins with known functions. This article reports the genome sequence of a new tailed phage and increases the known genetic diversity of tailed phages.

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Name: Archives of virology
ISSN: 1432-8798
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