Genome Announc. 2017 Jul 13;5(28). pii: e00333-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00333-17.

Complete Genome Sequence of Streptococcus pneumoniae Virulent Phage MS1.

Kot W1, Sabri M2, Gingras H3, Ouellette M3, Tremblay DM2,4,5, Moineau S6,4,5.

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The lytic Streptococcus pneumoniae phage MS1 was isolated from a throat swab of a patient with symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection. The genome of this siphophage has 56,075 bp, 42.3% G+C content, and 77 open reading frames, including queuosine biosynthesis genes. Phage MS1 is related to pneumococcal phage Dp-1.

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PMID: 28705957 PMCID: PMC5511896 DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00333-17