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Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001 Jul;67(7):3285-90.

Distribution, isolation, host specificity, and diversity of cyanophages infecting marine Synechococcus spp. in river estuaries.

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  • 1Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA.

Abstract

The abundance of cyanophages infecting marine Synechococcus spp. increased with increasing salinity in three Georgia coastal rivers. About 80% of the cyanophage isolates were cyanomyoviruses. High cross-infectivity was found among the cyanophages infecting phycoerythrin-containing Synechococcus strains. Cyanophages in the river estuaries were diverse in terms of their morphotypes and genotypes.

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