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Mycobacterium phage Altwerkus
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Detailed Information for Phage Altwerkus
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAugusto Ramirez
Year Found2013
Location FoundBaltimore, MD United States
Finding InstitutionJohns Hopkins University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates39.331256 N, 76.620347 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil Sample: (09/03/13 at 8:44 PM)
-Found in the John Hopkins University Bufano Gardens (North of the Undergraduate Teaching Lab)
-Air Temperature: 25°C
-Depth: 1.5 cm
-Moisture Content: Dry
-Soil was close to a tree and fallen leaves
-Insects crawling in the area

Phage Characteristics:
-Head Length: ~88 nm
-Head Width: ~83 nm
-Tail Length: ~418 nm
Naming NotesAl(twerk)us. From the latin word altus, for tall, because of the great length of this phage's tail and the rising trend of this current generation called "twerking," which involves the movement of the tail.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedFeb 3, 2014
Sequencing FacilityVirginia Commonwealth University Nucleic Acids Research Facilities
Shotgun Sequencing Method454 Pyrosequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage547
Genome length (bp)68179
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content66.5%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterB
SubclusterB1
Other Cluster Members

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Alis (None)

Azarath (None)

BigMau (None)

BlaqueIvy (None)

Cally (None)

Ceci11 (None)

ChrIke (None)

Conway (None)

CptKIRK (None)

DaHileesi (None)

Kerrigan (None)

Loadofcarp (None)

Mage (None)

Meraxes (None)

Muus (None)

Olive00 (None)

Pallavicini (None)

RoseLilly (None)

SeTi1 (None)

Skye (None)

Themis (None)

ABU (B1)

Alex (B1)

AltPhacts (B1)

Altwerkus (B1)

APE308 (B1)

Apizium (B1)

ArigunDD10 (B1)

Ashraf (B1)

AstrumP28 (B1)

AyJay1824 (B1)

Badfish (B1)

Banjo (B1)

BatteryCK (B1)

BengaliBalla92 (B1)

Beni05 (B1)

BlackStallion (B1)

BRod943 (B1)

Buckeye (B1)

BullsEye (B1)

Cannibal (B1)

Chah (B1)

CharlieGBrown (B1)

CheetO (B1)

Chorkpop (B1)

Chunky (B1)

Cobra (B1)

Coffean (B1)

Colbert (B1)

Cold1 (B1)

Cosmolli16 (B1)

Cowgirl (B1)

Craff (B1)

Crownjwl (B1)

Daffy (B1)

Derpp (B1)

Dingo (B1)

Dione (B1)

Ditto (B1)

DoesntMatter (B1)

DonSanchon (B1)

DuchessDung (B1)

DuffyC (B1)

Durga (B1)

Egahp (B1)

EmmyMG (B1)

EmpTee (B1)

Eremos (B1)

Fang (B1)

Ferhersher (B1)

FluffyNinja (B1)

FriarPreacher (B1)

Fringe (B1)

Frogger (B1)

FugateOSU (B1)

Gareth (B1)

GeneCoco (B1)

Giddykiddy (B1)

Girly (B1)

Grand2040 (B1)

Gyarad (B1)

Haimas (B1)

Haleema (B1)

Hamish (B1)

Harvey (B1)

Held (B1)

Hertubise (B1)

Hetaeria (B1)

HighStump (B1)

Horchata (B1)

ImtiyazSitla (B1)

Inkblot (B1)

IPP (B1)

Iridoclysis (B1)

IsaacEli (B1)

JacAttac (B1)

JangoPhett (B1)

Jbone (B1)

Jillium (B1)

Josephine (B1)

Kailash (B1)

Kat63 (B1)

Keitherie (B1)

Kikipoo (B1)

KingTut (B1)

KingVeVeVe (B1)

Kloppinator (B1)

KLucky39 (B1)

Kwadwo (B1)

Kwksand96 (B1)

Labeouficaum (B1)

Lasso (B1)

LeeLot (B1)

Legion (B1)

Lego3393 (B1)

Legolas (B1)

LemonSlice (B1)

Longacauda (B1)

LoveandHonor (B1)

LuckyMarjie (B1)

Lulu100 (B1)

Lulumae (B1)

Mag7 (B1)

Malkin71 (B1)

Mana (B1)

Manad (B1)

Maskar (B1)

Megatron (B1)

Mesh1 (B1)

Mikota (B1)

Mistert4 (B1)

MitKao (B1)

Morbach (B1)

Morgushi (B1)

Morty (B1)

Mosaic (B1)

MRabcd (B1)

Mulan (B1)

Murdoc (B1)

Mutante (B1)

Nacho (B1)

Newman (B1)

Novak (B1)

Numberten (B1)

Oline (B1)

Olive (B1)

OliverWalter (B1)

Oosterbaan (B1)

Orion (B1)

OSmaximus (B1)

Pacos19 (B1)

PDRPv (B1)

Pearsonia (B1)

PG1 (B1)

Phamished (B1)

Phareon (B1)

PhatCats2014 (B1)

PhenghisKhan (B1)

Phergie (B1)

Phipps (B1)

Phleuron (B1)

PhrankReynolds (B1)

PhrodoBaggins (B1)

Phunky (B1)

Pickrel13 (B1)

Piglet (B1)

PinkLady16 (B1)

Pinkman (B1)

Pipsqueak (B1)

Placalicious (B1)

Plmatters (B1)

Pops (B1)

Potter (B1)

Prann (B1)

ProfessorX (B1)

Puhltonio (B1)

PuraVida (B1)

Pyro (B1)

RedMaple (B1)

Rfink25 (B1)

Riggan (B1)

Roliet (B1)

Roscoe (B1)

Roy17 (B1)

SassyCat97 (B1)

Schadenfreude (B1)

Scoot17C (B1)

Scooterbug (B1)

SDcharge11 (B1)

Serendipity (B1)

Serpentine (B1)

Sheila (B1)

ShiVal (B1)

Sigman (B1)

Sophia (B1)

Soto (B1)

Spartan300 (B1)

Speckles (B1)

Squid (B1)

Squiggle (B1)

Squirt12 (B1)

Steve27 (B1)

Struggle (B1)

Suffolk (B1)

Surely (B1)

Swish (B1)

TallGrassMM (B1)

Thora (B1)

ThreeOh3D2 (B1)

Tigris (B1)

Timmi (B1)

TomBombadil (B1)

Tre (B1)

Trypo (B1)

TyrionL (B1)

UAch1 (B1)

Ulysses2016 (B1)

UncleHowie (B1)

Vaishali24 (B1)

Valjean (B1)

Veritas (B1)

Virapocalypse (B1)

Vista (B1)

Vivaldi (B1)

Vivamus (B1)

Vortex (B1)

Wallhey (B1)

Waterdiva (B1)

Wunderlich (B1)

Xavier (B1)

Yoshand (B1)

YouGoGlencoco (B1)

Ypsitucky (B1)

Zaider (B1)

Zelda (B1)

Zonia (B1)

Arbiter (B2)

Ares (B2)

Boyle (B2)

Brownie5 (B2)

Coffee (B2)

Eaglehorse (B2)

Faze9 (B2)

FrenchFry (B2)

Glass (B2)

Godines (B2)

Hedgerow (B2)

Holeinone (B2)

ItsyBitsy1 (B2)

Julius (B2)

Kheth (B2)

Laurie (B2)

LizLemon (B2)

Opia (B2)

Qyrzula (B2)

Rhinoforte (B2)

Rosebush (B2)

Rstan (B2)

Sabella (B2)

TA17A (B2)

Tinciduntsolum (B2)

Tres (B2)

Akoma (B3)

Athena (B3)

Audrey (B3)

Baloo (B3)

Bernardo (B3)

ChaChing (B3)

Chandler (B3)

CharlesTrout (B3)

Compostia (B3)

Corofin (B3)

Daisy (B3)

Gadjet (B3)

Gulsi (B3)

Heathcliff (B3)

Kamiyu (B3)

Littleengine (B3)

Mortcellus (B3)

NOZO (B3)

OrangeOswald (B3)

Phaedrus (B3)

Phlyer (B3)

Pipefish (B3)

RomaT (B3)

SassBadger (B3)

Yahalom (B3)

Zollars18 (B3)

Adawi (B4)

AlanGrant (B4)

Bane1 (B4)

Bane2 (B4)

BrownCNA (B4)

ChrisnMich (B4)

Cooper (B4)

Fortunato (B4)

Frederick (B4)

Halloween (B4)

JAMaL (B4)

LeapingLizzy (B4)

Nigel (B4)

Paliothales9 (B4)

RawrgerThat (B4)

Skruzzles (B4)

Stinger (B4)

TheRipper (B4)

Tvorc (B4)

Vincenzo (B4)

Zemanar (B4)

Acadian (B5)

Baee (B5)

Donny (B5)

Phelemich (B5)

Reprobate (B5)

Rich (B5)

Serendipitous (B5)

39HC (B6)

40BC (B6)

Hosp (B6)

Jolie1 (B6)

KayaCho (B6)

Saguaro (B7)

Plaque Notes-Plaque Diameter: 2 mm - 3 mm
-Inside: Clear Plaques
-Shape: Very Circular and Rounded
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Published in PaperPope, Bowman, Russell, et al 2015, eLIFE
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