Mycobacterium phage Assassinator
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Detailed Information for Phage Assassinator
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Former namesAssassinator
Found ByAshley Moineau and Taaniel Kiidi
Year Found2014
Location FoundOrono, ME USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maine, Honors College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates44.9 N, 68.66 W Map
Discovery NotesDiscovered in Littlefield Garden on the University of Maine campus in Orono.
Naming NotesThe phage produced many clear plaques when plated, so we named it Assassinator because it killed a lot of the bacteria.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Lysogeny Notes84.5% lysogeny
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque Notes2 mm in diameter
clear plaque formation
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 9
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# F1
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload