Microbacterium phage Balsa
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Detailed Information for Phage Balsa
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224 SEA
Found ByKerry Iles
Year Found2017
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramPhage Hunters Integrating Research and Education
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates40.4375 N, 79.9465 E Map
Discovery NotesThis phage was isolated from the plant Impatiens pallida and collected by Dr. Tia-Lynn Ashman. The plant was washed with PYCa, filtered, and then enriched with host. Purification and amplification was completed by Kira Zack.
Naming NotesBalsa comes from the family to which Impatiens pallida belongs- Balsamaceae.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedNov 9, 2017
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1912
Genome length (bp)41862
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content63.4%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterEA
SubclusterEA1
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesPlaques are small and very turbid.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
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