Felixo1virus

VIRION

Non-enveloped, head-tail structure. Head is about 73 nm in diameter. The tail is contractile (17×113 nm), has possibly 8 long straight terminal fibers and a baseplate. The tail exhibits no transverse striations but presents a criss-cross pattern.

GENOME

Linear, dsDNA genome of about 86 kb, encoding for 131 proteins.

GENE EXPRESSION

Genes are transcribed by operons.

REPLICATION

CYTOPLASMIC

  1. Adsorption: the phage attaches to the target cell adhesion receptor through its tail fibers.
  2. Ejection of the viral DNA into host cell cytoplasm by contraction of the tail sheath.
  3. Transcription and translation of early genes.
  4. Replication of viral DNA. Transcription and translation of late genes.
  5. Assembly of an empty procapsid and packaging of the genome.
  6. Viral tail fibers assembly and viral tail assembly.
  7. Mature virions are released from the cell by lysis.

Matching UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries

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Salmonella phage Felix O1 (isolate Felix O1-VT1) (Bacteriophage Felix O1) reference strain

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CAPSD_BPFO1Probable major capsid protein (Gene product 58) (gp58) (Major head protein)
TMP_BPFO1Probable tape measure protein (TMP)