Bacteriophages of lactobacillus.

  title={Bacteriophages of lactobacillus.},
  author={Manuela Villion and Sylvain Moineau},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience},
In this review, we are listing Lactobacillus phages that have been reported in peer-reviewed articles published since 1960. Putative phages that are defective or have not been shown to be infectious, such as phage-like particles, are not discussed. Our literature searches led to the identification of 231 Lactobacillus phages, 186 of which have been observed by electron microscopy, with 109 belonging to the Siphoviridae family, 76 to the Myoviridae family, and 1 to the Podoviridae family. Model… CONTINUE READING

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