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Genome sequence and analysis of a broad-host range lytic bacteriophage that infects the Bacillus cereus group

Tarek F El-Arabi12, Mansel W Griffiths23, Yi-Min She4, Andre Villegas5, Erika J Lingohr5 and Andrew M Kropinski56*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

2 Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

3 Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

4 Centre for Vaccine Evaluation, Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0K9, Canada

5 Public Health Agency of Canada, Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses, Guelph, ON, N1G 3W4, Canada

6 Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

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Virology Journal 2013, 10:48  doi:10.1186/1743-422X-10-48

Published: 7 February 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

General features of putative ORFs of Bc431v3 and homology to proteins in the database. In addition, protein motifs including transmembrane domains are included.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

Protein identification of phage Bc431v3 by UPLC LTQ-FT MS/MS analyses.

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Additional file 3: Table S3:

Potential promoters and rho-independent terminators in vB_BceM_Bc431v3 with WebLogo of the consensus.

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Additional file 4: Table S4:

tRNAs discovered in the sequence of Bc341v3 using tRNAScan-SE.

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Additional file 5: Table S5:

Comparison of codon usage in Bc431v3 genes with that of Bacillus cereus Q1. Those codons which are 50% more common in the phage are coloured orange.

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