Mycobacterium phage ABCat
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Detailed Information for Phage ABCat
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByCatherine Cota
Year Found2011
Location FoundNew Haven, CT USA
Finding InstitutionSouthern Connecticut State University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates41.33 N, 72.948 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil Sample
Slightly Damp
3 cm deep
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 31, 2012
Sequencing FacilityVirginia Commonwealth University Nucleic Acids Research Facilities
Shotgun Sequencing Method454 Pyrosequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage170
Genome length (bp)76131
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length9 bases
Overhang SequenceCGCTTGTCA
GC Content63.0%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusIn GenBank
Plaque Notes1mm cloudy plaques at 48-72 hours
Number of Genes143
Number of tRNAs2
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes
GenBank AccessionKF188414
Refseq NumberNone yet
Published in PaperPope, Bowman, Russell, et al 2015, eLIFE: Whole genome comparison of a large collection of mycobacteriophages reveals a continuum of phage genetic diversity
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Designator 2011SCSUabcatCFC
Pitt Freezer Box# 27
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# 43
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload