Mycobacterium phage Nilo
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Detailed Information for Phage Nilo
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByElsie Guevara
Year Found2012
Location FoundSheffield, MA USA
Finding InstitutionBerkshire School
ProgramPhage Hunters Integrating Research and Education
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates42.118153 N, 73.413545 W Map
Discovery NotesCollected from an herb garden that had cold, moist, rich soil.
Naming NotesNilo is derived from my Dad's name, Petronilo. He suggested that I name my first virus after him.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedMay 7, 2013
Sequencing FacilityUniversity of Pennsylvania DNA Sequencing Facility
Shotgun Sequencing Method454 Pyrosequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage94
Genome length (bp)71752
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content56.0%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesNilo makes clear pinprick plaques of about 0.5 mm in diameter, sometimes with uneven edges.
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
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