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Arthrobacter phage Saphira
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Detailed Information for Phage Saphira
Discovery Information
Isolation HostArthrobacter sp. ATCC 21022
Found BySarah Heady
Year Found2015
Location FoundWaco, TX United States
Finding InstitutionBaylor University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature38°C
GPS Coordinates31.547986 N, 97.120278 W Map
Discovery NotesDry soil was collected from a location under a tree next to an Exxon gas station near the campus of Baylor University in Waco, TX by Rozi H. The soil was enriched by Mackenzie Kallemeyn in fall 2014 and she archive DaBears. EeyoreJr was also isolated from this soil lysate.
Naming NotesUnder Mackenzie Kallemeyn, the phage was named "DaBears," but was never cataloged. Sarah Heady renamed the phage "Saphira" after the dragon in Eragon.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 28, 2016
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1348
Genome length (bp)15549
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length11 bases
Overhang SequenceCCCGCGCCACC
GC Content60.0%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterAN
Subcluster--
Other Cluster Members
Plaque NotesThe plaques produced by Saphira are consistently very small, smooth, and round, with an average diameter of 1-2mm.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload