Mycobacterium phage Balboa
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Detailed Information for Phage Balboa
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAmanda Laidlaw
Year Found2018
Location FoundDahlonega, GA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of North Georgia
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates34.528 N, 83.987 W Map
Discovery NotesSample was found underneath a rotting melon in a garden behind the Lewis dorm on the University of North Georgia Dahlonega campus. Soil was dark, moist, and full of organic materials. The sample actually contained a beetle, which was found during enrichment. The soil was collected about 1 inch under the surface. The temperature outside was humid and 87 degrees Fahrenheit.
Naming NotesNamed after my handsome black lab who is named after Rocky Balboa.
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 NotesThe plaque is clear, indicating a probably lytic phage. The size was generally 3mm in diameter while only a small ratio of smaller plaques after 4 rounds of purification.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 5x10e9
Pitt Freezer Box# 74
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G6
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload