Dimensions of bacteriophage phiCbK tail

Value 275 nm
Organism Bacteria Caulobacter crescentus
Reference Agabian-Keshishian N, Shapiro L. Stalked bacteria: properties of deoxriybonucleic acid bacteriophage phiCbK. J Virol. 1970 Jun5(6):795-800PubMed ID4193836
Method Electron microscopy
Comments Electron micrographs reveal the phage to be among the largest DNA bacteriophages reported, with head dimensions of 64 by 195 nm and a flexible tail 275 nm in length.
Entered by Uri M
ID 104249