Complete genome analysis of the novel Enterococcus faecalis phage vB_EfaS_AL3
This work describes the characterization and genome annotation of a new lytic Enterococcus faecalis siphovirus, vB_EfaS_AL3 (referred to as AL3), isolated from wastewater samples collected in Liaoning Province, China. The genome of phage AL3 is composed of linear double-stranded DNA that is 40,789 bp in length with a G + C content of 34.84% and 61 putative protein-coding genes. Phylogenetic and comparative genomic analyses indicate that phage AL3 should be considered a novel phage.
The authors thank members of Professor Yigang Tong’s group at the Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology for help with sequence analysis.
This work was financially supported by the National Public Science and Technology Research Funds Projects of Ocean (Grant no. 201405003).
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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals by any of the authors.
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