Complete Genome Sequence of Staphylococcus aureus Myophage Maine Academic Article uri icon


  • Multidrug-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus cause serious human disease worldwide. Bacteriophages offer a promising alternative to traditional antibiotics. Here, we announce the 141,712-bp genome of S. aureus phage Maine. A myophage with 9,019-bp predicted terminal repeats and high similarity to other Staphylococcus phages, Maine falls into the Twort-like group.

author list (cited authors)

  • Moreland, R., Korn, A., Newkirk, H., Liu, M., Gill, J. J., Cahill, J., & Ramsey, J.

publication date

  • January 1, 2019 11:11 AM