Gordonia phage AikoCarson
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Detailed Information for Phage AikoCarson
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByAmanda Carson, Joanna Kwon, and Nathan Liu
Year Found2020
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates40.436889 N, 79.9607 W Map
Discovery NotesThe phage was obtained from a dirt sample by Magee-Woman's Hospital.
Naming NotesAiko came from the name Jene Aiko, a unique artist's name.
Carson came from Amanda's, the founder of the phage sample, last name.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 19, 2021
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage796
Genome length (bp)45241
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceCGGTAGGCTT
GC Content61.2%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/1/2021)
Plaque NotesMedium, haloed, circular morphology
Very spread out
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 125
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B5
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload