Largest phage

Bacillus megaterium phage G has a massive genome, sizedĀ 497,531bp

 

This phage is nearly the size of minimal bacterial cell. Would be cool to modify, but not enough is known.

http://ictvonline.org/proposals/2009.010a,bB.v1.Myoviridae_phageG.pdf

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