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Created 1/25/98, revised 7.17.00

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Electron micrograph of mycobacteriophage L5


EM of L5 L5 is a member of the L5-like bacteriophage family.

It’s known hosts include Mycobacteriumspp. such as M. smegmatis.

The electron micrograph shown at left is by Bob Duda (University of Pittsburgh).