Microbacterium phage CreatureEpicee
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Detailed Information for Phage CreatureEpicee
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224 SEA
Found ByBenjamin Toledo
Year Found2018
Location FoundOntario, CA United States
Finding InstitutionLa Sierra University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesThe soil was obtained from a garden that contained a habanero tree. The weather was cool due to rain the previous day - about 55ºF. The soil was collected about three inches deep into the soil of the habanero tree. It had a dark, brownish color, was very moist, and had organic matter.
Naming NotesThe reason why I chose the french name Créature Épicée, which translates into spicy critter, was mainly because this phage was found in a habanero tree. Also, this little phage was pretty cool to work with and had unique characteristics such as producing many plaques at once. Therefore, the name.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe size of the plaques ranged from 1mm to 2mm. They appeared to have a circular shape. The plaques were clear; however, they have halos around the margins of the plaque, so it is most likely that they are temperate phages.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 72
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D10