Mycobacterium phage Accelerator
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Detailed Information for Phage Accelerator
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByBecca Burris
Year Found2021
Location FoundFairfax, VA United States
Finding InstitutionGeorge Mason University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Unknown
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates38.828525 N, 77.306556 W Map
Discovery NotesAccelerator was found in a dirt patch right next to Innovation Hall at George Mason University. The soil was damp and cold after a heavy snow.
Naming NotesEarlier this semester, my car was having trouble accelerating while driving to class. Since this was my only in-person class, and often my only reason to leave my house and use my car, I named my phage Accelerator.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe spot test produced three clear plaques the size of peas.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
Available Files
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