Rhodococcus phage Apiary
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Detailed Information for Phage Apiary
Discovery Information
Isolation HostRhodococcus equi NRRL B-16538
Found BySierra Swieringa
Year Found2022
Location FoundGrand Rapids, MI United States
Finding InstitutionCalvin University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates42.933934 N, 85.591096 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil sample was collected in the Calvin Campus Vegetable Garden by a squash plant and from deep, dark, rich soil.
Naming NotesAn apiary is a collection of beehives, beehives have honeycombs, and honeycombs are made up of hexagonal shapes. The name Apiary came about because phage capsids are hexagonal in shape also.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedMar 8, 2023
Sequencing FacilityNC State Genomic Sciences Laboratory
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage4019
Genome length (bp)67424
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceAGCCGCGTAC
GC Content67.4%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionCalvin University
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 9/8/2023)
Plaque NotesSmall pen point size, very clear, fairly round with slight variations in size, the average plaque size was 1mm, edges were mostly smooth with a few ridges on certain plaques
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# 162
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D12