Bacteriophage-like particles associated with a spirochete

Can J Microbiol. 1979 Jan;25(1):114-6. doi: 10.1139/m79-017.

Abstract

A lysed Treponema bacterium containing cubic phage-like particles, approximately 40nm in diameter, has been observed by negative staining electron microscopy.

MeSH terms

  • Bacteriophages / ultrastructure*
  • Cytoplasm / microbiology
  • Treponema / ultrastructure*