Microbacterium phage Raccoon
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Detailed Information for Phage Raccoon
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224 SEA
Found ByMegan Ulbrich
Year Found2017
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramPhage Hunters Integrating Research and Education
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesPhage Raccoon was isolated from a soil sample collected at Point State Park in Pittsburgh, PA. The soil was silty and dry.
Naming NotesThis phage is named Raccoon because of my love for the animals. Also called "Trash Pandas," the raccoon is one of the cutest and misunderstood animals in the northern hemisphere.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedSep 11, 2017
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage567
Genome length (bp)41894
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content63.4%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterEA
SubclusterEA1
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesRaccoon's plaques are incredibly hazy and vary in size up to ~2mm. They are very difficult to see on a plate and must be looked at with an additional light source.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet