Mycobacterium phage KeRo
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Detailed Information for Phage KeRo
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByHylton Rodel
Year Found2014
Location FoundDurban, South Africa
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
ProgramMycobacterial Genetics Course, Durban, South Africa
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates29.81179 S, 30.916246 E Map
Discovery NotesSoil Sample obtained from pot-plant containing a mint shrub, soil was moist (and regularly watered) and originally came from the GPS location 27.760798S 30.73509E (Outskirts of a small town known as Vryheid in South Africa). The soil likely contained composting materials and bovine waste matter. Lysate in first round of purification and may contain contaminant phage RoZara (isolated from same soil sample).
Naming NotesRelative
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesKeRo phage plaques are uniformly circular and clear and have a diameter of approximately 1.5 - 2mm.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives