Mycobacterium phage Riparian
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Detailed Information for Phage Riparian
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByCotton Grove
Year Found2017
Location FoundLas Vegas , NV USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates36.103961 N, 155.020223 W Map
Discovery NotesThe phage was discovered at the wetlands park near a pond. There were several plants and bushes near the location it was dug up. The soil was damp and conditions were near 90 degrees Celsius 9.3cm of soil was dug up.
Naming NotesA riparium is a cluster of plants found along the edges of lakes, rivers, pond and streams. Since the area of phage discovery had several plants and it was next to a pond, Riparium is a perfect name.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 12, 2018
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1158
Genome length (bp)71199
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content56.0%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/15/2018)
Plaque NotesRiparium plaques are extremely small All plaques have a dark shade on the outer circumference.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 52
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D4