Isolation: Protocols and Information
Isolation

Isolation

This stage contains protocols for collecting an environmental sample, processing and plating it to check if it contains any phages, and verifying putative plaques.
Protocol TitleDescription/Goal
Collecting & Screening Soil Samples
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Isolate a new mycobacteriophage from an environmental sample.
Identifying & Verifying Putative Plaques (Spot Tests)
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Determine whether a putative plaque is due to phage or artifact (such as an air bubble).