Phi x 174

phi X 174

(Science: molecular biology) bacteriophage of e. Coli with a single stranded DNA genome and an icosahedral shell. This was the first dNA phage to be fully sequenced: the genome consists of 10 genes, some of which are overlapping genes.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Phi_x_174&oldid=24670"
First | Previous (Phi phenomenon) | Next (Phial) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.