The temperate phage EFC-1 was newly isolated from a mitomycin-C-induced lysate of Enterococcus faecalis KBL101. EFC-1 has an isometric head and a long tail. The phage belongs to the family Siphoviridae according to its genomic structure and morphology. The phage EFC-1 has 40,286 base pairs of double-stranded DNA and a G+C content of 35.05 %. Bioinformatic analysis of the phage revealed 60 putative open reading frames (ORFs). The genome of the temperate phage EFC-1 was not significantly similar to that of previously reported bacteriophages from E. faecalis.
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This research was financially supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), funded by the Ministry of Education (NRF-2012R1A1A2009084).
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