Mycobacterium phage ArKay
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Detailed Information for Phage ArKay
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByUbaid Khan & Isha Raza
Year Found2018
Location FoundKings Park, NY USA
Finding InstitutionSUNY Old Westbury
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature20°C
GPS Coordinates40.884167 N, 73.266111 W Map
Discovery NotesSample was collected from the backyard of my house. The soil was relatively wet and it was filled with organic matter
Naming NotesIt involved a pun with the initial of the last name of my partner and I’s. Her last name initial, “R” and my last name initial “K”, when combined came out as “Arkay” or "R.K". Also this word is similar to the word Archive.
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 NotesIrregular shaped plaques (hexagonal) with an approximate diameter of 2 mm and a titer of 7.0 X 10^9 PFU/mL. The DNA concentration was 29.75 ng/ul
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 88
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# H2
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload