Mycobacterium phage Tortoise16
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Detailed Information for Phage Tortoise16
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByThomas McNamara
Year Found2013
Location FoundHartford, CT United States of America
Finding InstitutionTrinity College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates41.749093 N, 72.691956 W Map
Discovery NotesThe sample was collected on the South side of the Trinity College Chapel, under a rose bush. It was taken from approximately 10 cm below the surface. The soil was dark brown, and slightly moist.
Naming NotesThis phage's name was inspired by the story of the Tortoise and the Hare.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedDec 11, 2013
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage479
Genome length (bp)154584
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content64.8%
Sequencing NotesThis phage has a long run of Cs at its right end, similar to the genome of Bxb1. No sequencing technique has been able to reliably resolve the length of this stretch of nucleotides. From our best guess, it's about 30 Cs long, so we've included 30 Cs at the right end of the final sequence file.
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterC
SubclusterC1
Other Cluster Members

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Boonesok (None)

CLach (None)

DavidMina (None)

DitchDweller (None)

Elpis (None)

Genet (None)

Hard2get (None)

Hippocrates (None)

Kali (None)

LittleSpot (None)

Lsquared (None)

Marlex (None)

Minipoke (None)

PeeWee (None)

Pesky7 (None)

Phomnie (None)

Phyllis (None)

Roku (None)

Sagamore (None)

Samarai (None)

ShenziUR (None)

TinyC (None)

Trilla23 (None)

Turret (None)

Squidney (A3)

Ading (C1)

Adlitam (C1)

Alice (C1)

ArcherS7 (C1)

Astraea (C1)

Atlantean (C1)

Atlas (C1)

Audrick (C1)

Ava3 (C1)

BadAgartude (C1)

Bangla1971 (C1)

BeanWater (C1)

Bigswole (C1)

Bipolarisk (C1)

Breeniome (C1)

Bxz1 (C1)

Cali (C1)

Catera (C1)

CharlieB (C1)

ChickenPhender (C1)

Colt (C1)

Daffodil (C1)

Dandelion (C1)

Delilah (C1)

Derek (C1)

Drazdys (C1)

DrPhinkDaddy (C1)

DTDevon (C1)

EmmaElysia (C1)

EmToTheThree (C1)

Erdmann (C1)

ErnieJ (C1)

Essence (C1)

ET08 (C1)

Ewok (C1)

Exxus285 (C1)

Flabslab (C1)

FoxtrotP1 (C1)

FrayBell (C1)

Gabriel (C1)

Ghost (C1)

Gizmo (C1)

HarrySpotter (C1)

HyRo (C1)

InterFolia (C1)

Iota (C1)

Isee1101 (C1)

JennanaJr (C1)

Khaleesi (C1)

Koguma (C1)

LifeSavor (C1)

LinStu (C1)

Littleton (C1)

Loanshark (C1)

LRRHood (C1)

Lukilu (C1)

Lysocool (C1)

Melpomini (C1)

MePac (C1)

MikeLiesIn (C1)

Momo (C1)

MoMoMixon (C1)

Morizzled23 (C1)

Napoleon13 (C1)

Nappy (C1)

Nicolasphaqe (C1)

Nidhogg (C1)

NoodleTree (C1)

Norm (C1)

NuevoMundo (C1)

ParkTD (C1)

Patch (C1)

Patter (C1)

Phox (C1)

Pier (C1)

Pio (C1)

Pleione (C1)

QBert (C1)

Rizal (C1)

Roots515 (C1)

SandySandal (C1)

ScottMcG (C1)

Sebastian (C1)

Sebata (C1)

ShankPowerGod (C1)

Shaqnato (C1)

ShiaLabeouf (C1)

Shnickers (C1)

Shrimp (C1)

SmallFry (C1)

Specks (C1)

Sprinklers (C1)

Spud (C1)

Stubby (C1)

Teardrop (C1)

TheO (C1)

Thuathua (C1)

TinyTim (C1)

Tonenili (C1)

Tortoise16 (C1)

Tyke (C1)

Wally (C1)

Willis (C1)

Yucca (C1)

Zeenon (C1)

ZygoTaiga (C1)

Matcha (C2)

Myrna (C2)

Phabba (C2)

SimSimmers (C2)

SrishMeg2525 (C2)

Plaque NotesClear plaques

Mean diameter after 24 hrs: 0.275 mm
Mean diameter after 48 hrs: 0.625 mm
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List

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Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Published in PaperPope, Bowman, Russell, et al 2015, eLIFE
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload