Mycobacterium phage Astaroth
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Detailed Information for Phage Astaroth
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByTravis Dunn
Year Found2012
Location FoundSouth Boston, VA USA
Finding InstitutionVirginia Commonwealth University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates36.671767 N, 78.814961 W Map
Discovery NotesDiscovered in a compost pile from a 9 inch depth.
Naming NotesIn mythology Ashtaroth is sometimes refered to the as the lord of rot. Since I collected it from a compost pile I thought it was a fitting name. I left out the "H" though.
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 NotesClear centers with turbid halos. 5mm diamater halo included.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 42
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# 52
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload