Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 165, Issue 3, pp 403–407 | Cite as

Influence of Specific Bacteriophage on the Level of Vesicle Formation and Morphology of Cells of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

  • A. A. ByvalovEmail author
  • M. A. Malkova
  • A. V. Chernyad’ev
  • L. G. Dudina
  • S. G. Litvinets
  • E. A. Martinson

Incubation of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis cells grown on a solid medium with pseudotuberculous diagnostic bacteriophage for 20 min at 37oC led to a significant decrease in the concentration of both components of the system. This effect was absent when the bacteria were grown in a fluid medium. At the same time, this incubation regimen promoted vesicle formation and typical morphological changes in bacteria grown in both surface and suspension cultures. Co-incubation of the bacteriophage with suspension of vesicles isolated from the suspension culture of Y. pseudotuberculosis grown at 10oC (but not 37oC) led to a decrease in plaque-forming activity of the bacteriophage.

Key Words

Y. pseudotuberculosis bacteriophage vesicles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Byvalov
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • M. A. Malkova
    • 2
  • A. V. Chernyad’ev
    • 1
  • L. G. Dudina
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. G. Litvinets
    • 1
  • E. A. Martinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physiology, Komi Research Center, Ural Division of Russia Academy of ScienceVyatka State UniversityKirovRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Physiology, Komi Research CenterUral Division of Russia Academy of ScienceSyktyvkarRussia

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