Mycobacterium phage Chunky
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Detailed Information for Phage Chunky
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByJoanna Smith & Brian Lott
Year Found2013
Location FoundSanta Cruz, CA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of California, Santa Cruz
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesFound in a compost pile at the UCSC Center for Agroecology, about 1 inch deep in the compost pile. Phage discovered, purified, and named by Joanna Smith. DNA purification and restriction digests were performed by Brian Lott.
Naming NotesTwo separate phages were isolated from the same sample. During purification their morphologies were noticeably different, one was small (called 'Teenie') and the other was very large (appropriately named 'Chunky'.)
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 9, 2014
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1941
Genome length (bp)68249
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)

Camden (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)

Skye (None)

Themis (None)

ABU (B1)

Alex (B1)

Altwerkus (B1)

APE308 (B1)

Apizium (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)

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)

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 NotesChunky forms large, clear plaques that range in size from 3mm to 5mm. Average plaque size would be ~3.5mm.
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
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload