Streptomyces phage ReggaeRick
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Detailed Information for Phage ReggaeRick
Discovery Information
Isolation HostStreptomyces griseus ATCC 10137
Found ByDavid Flores, Elijah Davis
Year Found2016
Location FoundNegril, Jamaica
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
Isolation Temperature28°C
GPS Coordinates18.25425 N, 78.363111 W Map
Discovery NotesTaken from brown soil next to Rick's cafe around 6:00 pm on 5/22/16; weather was 85 F, with 76% humidity, 90% precipitation, extreme UV index, E 13 mph winds.
Naming NotesThe ReggaeRick bacteriophage was isolated from environmental soil samples located in Negril, Jamaica. The name was created with influence from the nearby Rick’s Café and the popular Jamaican music genre, Reggae.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesAll isolated plaques maintained a consistent average diameter of 1.5 mm (n=5) with a rough-edged, circular shape. The plaques also showed consistent, clear lysis zones when infecting Streptomyces griseus subsp. griseus. All plaques examined exhibited no turbidity
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 35
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A11
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
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