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Isolation and genomic characterization of SfI, a serotype-converting bacteriophage of Shigella flexneri

Qiangzheng Sun1, Ruiting Lan2, Yiting Wang1, Jianping Wang1, Yan Wang1, Peijing Li1, Pengcheng Du1 and Jianguo Xu1*

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1 State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, China CDC, P.O. Box 5, Beijing, Changping, China

2 School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, 2052, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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BMC Microbiology 2013, 13:39  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-39

Published: 17 February 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Analysis of predicted ORFs and proteins of SfI.

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Additional file 2: Figure S1:

Gene by gene comparison of homologous regions of SfI with S. flexneri phage SfV and E. coli prophage e14. The arrows indicate the predicted proteins and orientation of the ORFs. The regions marked with a lightly red rectangle represent >50% sequence identity at amino acid level.

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