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Bacteriophage T4 MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Bacteriophage T4
Tree Number(s)
B04.123.150.500.350
B04.123.205.891.200
B04.280.090.500.350
Unique ID
D017122
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017122
Scope Note
Virulent bacteriophage and type species of the genus T4-like phages, in the family MYOVIRIDAE. It infects E. coli and is the best known of the T-even phages. Its virion contains linear double-stranded DNA, terminally redundant and circularly permuted.
Entry Term(s)
Bacteriophage T2
Coliphage T2
Coliphage T4
Enterobacteria phage T2
Enterobacteria phage T4
Phage T2
Phage T4
T2 Phage
T4 Phage
Related Numbers
txid10664
Previous Indexing
Coliphages (1966-1979)
T-Phages (1980-1992)
Public MeSH Note
1993; for BACTERIOPHAGE T2 see MYOVIRIDAE 1994-2001
History Note
1993; for BACTERIOPHAGE T2 use MYOVIRIDAE 1994-2001
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Bacteriophage T4 Preferred
Bacteriophage T2 Related
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