TABLE 2.

Induction of prophages in strain MGAS315

ProphageGeneInductiona
PR-THYMEM
SpontaneousMitomycin CHydrogen peroxideSpontaneousD562 cells
Φ315.2 ssa ±
Φ315.3 mf4 ++++
Φ315.4 speK, sla+++++++++++
Φ315.5 speA3 ++
Φ315.6 sdn ++++++++±+++
  • a Relative degree of prophage induction is indicated as follows: ±, variable and weak; ++, intermediate; +++, strong.