Archives of Virology

, Volume 164, Issue 4, pp 1217–1219 | Cite as

The complete genome sequence of Escherichia phage SRT7, a novel T7-like phage

  • Kaili Zhao
  • Shukai Song
  • Zhipeng Zhao
  • Zichen Liu
  • Yan Ji
  • Pengfei Gu
  • Xiangyu FanEmail author
  • Qiang LiEmail author
Annotated Sequence Record


In this study, we isolated a novel virulent Escherichia phage, SRT7. Its genome is a double-stranded linear DNA molecule containing 39,883 bp. Direct terminal repeats with a length of 175 bp, are present at both ends of the genome. The G+C content is 50.54%. Forty-seven putative protein coding genes were identified. No tRNA or rRNA genes were identified. Comparative genomic analysis revealed that phage SRT7 is a novel member of the T7-like phage cluster, but it forms a singleton subcluster.


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This study was funded by the National Natural Science Foundation (31600148, 31100088, 31600066), the Foundation of the University of Jinan (XBS1519, XKY1633), the Shandong Excellent Young Scientist Award Fund (BS2014YY031), and the Shandong Provincial Natural Science Foundation (ZR2016CB20).

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Biological Science and TechnologyUniversity of JinanJinanChina

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