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Ochrobactrum Phages and Brucella

Ochrobactrum and Brucella are closely related bacteria that populate different habitats and differ in their pathogenic properties. New data demonstrate for the first time that active prophages are common in Ochrobactrum and suggest that atypical brucellae also may be a reservoir for temperate phages.

Prevalence, Host Range, and Comparative Genomic Analysis of Temperate Ochrobactrum Phages
Claudia Jäckel, Stefan Hertwig, Holger C. Scholz, Karsten Nöckler, Jochen Reetz, Jens A. Hammerl

Front. Microbiol., 30 June 2017