Mycobacterium phage Carthage
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Detailed Information for Phage Carthage
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByOliver Massey
Year Found2018
Location FoundAuckland, New Zealand
Finding InstitutionMassey University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates36.745556 S, 174.700833 E Map
Discovery NotesWas found in a compost bin from direct plating. Bin was located behind the Massey University Albany campus cafeteria.
Naming NotesCarthage was chosen as I have and interest in history.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesClear plaques of medium/small size.

Appears to mutate to have a smaller morphology. Picking an isolated small plaque yields both medium and small plaques. However, Carthage has been purified so I don't think this is two phages
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 4.7X10^10
Pitt Freezer Box# 72
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D5
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload