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Streptomyces phage Amethyst
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Detailed Information for Phage Amethyst
Discovery Information
Isolation HostStreptomyces xanthochromogenes NRRL B-5410
Found ByElizabeth Spangler
Year Found2016
Location FoundDenton, TX United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of North Texas
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates33.2125 N, 97.14722 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil found in Denton, TX; Temperature was 85° F at soil sample collection. The date and time of soil sample collection was 9/9/16 at 11:08am; the soil collected was dry, loose soil.

The MTL of this phage is 1.2x10^8 pfu/mL; the average diameter of plaques is 2mm; the DNA concentration is 131.8 and the DNA/RNA ratio is 1.93.

In a host range test with the bacteria S. venezuelae, S. albus, S. virginiae, S. griseus, and S. azureus, no plaques were formed using Amethyst.
Naming NotesThe name for this phage came from the February birthstone, Amethyst.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 30, 2017
Sequencing FacilityUniversity of North Texas
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage312
Genome length (bp)49372
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length11 bases
Overhang SequenceCGCCACGTCTT
GC Content67.2%
Sequencing Notesat position 19553 approximately 33% of reads contain a G instead of consensus A
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Other Cluster Members
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload