Microbacterium phage Bandik
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Detailed Information for Phage Bandik
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224 SEA
Found ByAnn-Catherine Stanton
Year Found2016
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramPhage Hunters Integrating Research and Education
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates40.44609 N, 79.957193 W Map
Discovery NotesThe phage was originally found by Johnathon Schiebel, and then was adopted by Ann Stanton. Soil was taken right below the surface, was light brown in color and contained some root matter
Naming NotesThe phage was originally found by Johnathon Schiebel, and then was adopted by Ann Stanton. Johnathon wanted to name the phage Bandik, after Dr. George Bandik, his Organic Chemistry 1 professor and his Organic Chemistry research-based lab instructor.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedSep 7, 2016
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage903
Genome length (bp)41804
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content63.5%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
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Annotating InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
Annotation StatusIn GenBank
Plaque NotesPlaques are clear, and typically appear as three different sizes: 2 mm in diameter, 4 mm in diameter, and 6 mm in diameter. This are the plaque sizes after 2 days; after only one, the plaques aren't always visible on the plate and are smaller in size.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Submitted Minimal DNA Master FileDownload
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes
GenBank AccessionMH045554
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 5
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B7
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
GenBank File for PhameratorDownload