Size of genome

Value 19.3 kbp
Organism Bacteriophage phi 29
Reference Smith DE, Tans SJ, Smith SB, Grimes S, Anderson DL, Bustamante C. The bacteriophage straight phi29 portal motor can package DNA against a large internal force.Nature. 2001 Oct 18 413(6857):748-52. p.748 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID11607035
Comments "The 19.3-kilobase (kb) genome with its terminal proteins, gp3, is packaged into a preformed capsid (prohead) in an efficient in vitro assay (refs 4,5)"
Entered by Uri M
ID 103128