Mycobacterium phage PickleRick
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Detailed Information for Phage PickleRick
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByDavid Broytman and Julie Nguyen
Year Found2017
Location FoundPhiladelphia, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of the Sciences in Philadelphia
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates39.94655 N, 75.20862 E Map
Discovery NotesThe soil used was moist at a depth of 12.28 cm. It was in an urban area, close to the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, next to a sidewalk on a flower garden with no slope. The soil was collected on 9/12/2017 at 6:52 PM at 23 degrees Celsius.
Naming NotesThe phage looked like a pickle. The name PickleRick stems from a popular and renowned image circulating social media of a man who was transformed into a pickle.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterN
Subcluster--
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques are completely clear and approximately 3 mm in diameter.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 47
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D10
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload