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Table 2 Summary of phage characterization data including bright field TEM images of phages. The scale bar is 100 nm in length

From: Three novel bacteriophages isolated from the East African Rift Valley soda lakes

Phage source Host Bacteriophage Genome size (bp) Phage family TEM image No. of ORFs G + C content (%) Dimensions (nm) Burst size per cell Eclipse (h) Latent period (h) Rise time (h)
Approximate head diameter Approximate tail length
LM MGK1 Mgbh1 58951 Siphoviridae 80 45.4 49 200 882 1 4 3
LS MGK1 Shbh1 138081 Myoviridae 178 36.4 92 226 1550 0.5 3.5 3
ERV9 Shbh1 138081 Myoviridae 178 36.4 92 226 106 1 3.5 2.5
LS HS3 Shpa 38261 Siphoviridae 56 64.7 37 200 1722 0.5 4 3.5