Mycobacterium phage Whiskers
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Detailed Information for Phage Whiskers
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByNaazneen Adam
Year Found2014
Location FoundDurban, South Africa
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
ProgramMycobacterial Genetics Course, Durban, South Africa
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesThis phage was found at home in my backyard. We have an area in our backyard that has a whole filled with blood that has been drained out from sheep after they have been slaughtered, the hole is then covered. the covered hole has been there for a few months. soil was taken from 5cm below the top of the surface. The soil here was a very dark brown and was moist but not extremely wet. the lysate for whiskers has been purified to the third round. Whiskers can be seen as a myovirus with its short tail. Phage rasool was also taken from the same sample
Naming NotesWhiskers is named after my cat, who was very dear to me and has recently passed on. this phage is named after him, as to thank him for the tremendous love and affection he showed me as well as giving me so much of happiness even though it was for a very short time.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Lysogeny NotesWhiskers had grown on all of the lysogen plates that were used to test for immunity
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques seen on the agar surface were very tiny. They were no more than 2mm in diameter. They were completely clear, with no opaque areas. This was seen after incubation for 24 hours
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Designator Naazneen
SEA Lysate Titer Whiskers
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Oct 7, 2014