Gordonia phage Togo
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Detailed Information for Phage Togo
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByBenjamin R Williams and Colin E Welch
Year Found2017
Location FoundOrono, ME United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maine, Honors College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates44.53514 N, 68.40087 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil sample was collected from a pile of Loam behind a green house on campus, as recommended by a gardener on staff!
Naming NotesWhile my partner and I knew that our soil sample was collected from a pile of Loam, we were not exactly sure what Loam was. So, after a brief google search of "Lome" we discovered that Lome was the capital city of the African country Togo. Upon this realization, we knew that we had to name our novel phage "Togo" after our humorous blunder.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleUnknown
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesTogo forms turbid round plaques ~1 mm in diameter on bacterial lawns of G. terrae.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 73
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# C3
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload