Mycobacterium phage Taheera
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Detailed Information for Phage Taheera
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByKajal Reedoy
Year Found2015
Location FoundDurban, South Africa
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
ProgramMycobacterial Genetics Course, Durban, South Africa
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates29.822734 S, 31.001101 E Map
Discovery NotesThe sample was collected from the surface layers of moist, fertile soil used for gardening.
Naming NotesThe name "Taheera" is of Arabic origin and means "pure" which is apt as the phage was obtained during the third round of purification.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedOct 5, 2015
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage5801
Genome length (bp)41077
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length11 bases
Overhang SequenceCCCCATGGCAT
GC Content66.4%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterG
SubclusterG1
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusIn GenBank
Plaque NotesPlaques are clear and circular with an average diameter of 2.5mm.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes
GenBank AccessionKX641265
Refseq NumberNone yet
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload
Final DNAMaster FileDownload