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Mycobacterium phage Kyni
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Detailed Information for Phage Kyni
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByKynesha Moopanar
Year Found2017
Location FoundDurban, South Africa
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
ProgramMycobacterial Genetics Course, Durban, South Africa
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates30.911271 S, 29.907899 E Map
Discovery NotesThis phage was obtained from soil that was moist and loamy (top soil). The soil accommodated a vegetable/herb garden. The moisture of the soil was attributed to the fact that it had rained the night before (also loamy soil in general is very moist). The soil was extremely dark in colour and had small granules. The soil was enriched and incubated for 24 hours at 37°C.
Naming NotesThe phage "Kyni" was a nickname derived from the name of the scientist who discovered it, Kynesha Moopanar.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Plaque NotesThe plaques formed were circular, turbid, and quite large with an entire margin. The highest titre noted was 1.1X10^11.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload