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Mycobacterium phage Zeesoli
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Detailed Information for Phage Zeesoli
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByZwelihle Hlongwana
Year Found2017
Location FoundDurban, South Africa
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
ProgramMycobacterial Genetics Course, Durban, South Africa
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates29.818285 S, 30.944318 E Map
Discovery NotesIn attempt of finding a cure for for tuberculosis, the phage that infects M. smegmatis was isolated from soil samples in Durban Westville campus. This was discovered in a moist soil, where there were some drops of water from a leaking pipe.
Naming NotesZeesoli, can be dissected in two words, namely "Zee-", which stands from the initial of the discoverer, Zwelihle. In contrast, "-soli" is a latin word that means soil, where this phage was isolated from.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Plaque NotesThree kinds of plaques were observed in an agar plate. Some forming a completely clear zone, and others forming a halo. The third ones formed a completely turbid plaques in the plate. After day 1 of incubation, the individual plaques had 1 - 1,5 mm diameter.
Final annotation complete?No
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload