Ceduovirus (taxid:186532)



Nonenveloped, head-tail structure. The prolate head is about 56 nm in length and 41 nm in width with a collar. The tail is cross-banded with a length of 86-111 nm and 8 nm in width. Tail has short fibers.


Linear, dsDNA genome of about 22 kb with cos sites, containing about 40 genes.




  1. Adsorption: The phage attaches to target cell adhesion receptors through its tail fibers.
  2. Viral exolysin degrades host cell wall locally.
  3. Ejection of the viral DNA into host cell cytoplasm by long flexible tail ejection system.
  4. Transcription and translation of early genes.
  5. Replication of genomic DNA by DNA strand displacement replication.
  6. Transcription and translation of late genes
  7. Assembly of an empty procapsid and packaging of the genome.
  8. Viral tail fibers assembly and viral tail assembly.
  9. Mature virions are released from the cell by lysis.

Matching UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries

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4 entries grouped by strain

4 entries

Lactococcus phage c2 reference strain

ENLYS_BPLC2 Endolysin (EC (Lysis protein) (Lysozyme) (Muramidase)
CAPSD_BPLC2 Major capsid protein (Gene product 15) (gp15) (Major head protein)
TMP_BPLC2 Probable tape measure protein (TMP) (Gene product 110) (gp110)
GP19_BPLC2 Gene product 19 (gp19) (AbiQ resistance protein) (E19)