Mycobacterium phage Becava
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Detailed Information for Phage Becava
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAva Therrien and Rebecca Poole
Year Found2022
Location FoundNorth Andover, MA United States
Finding InstitutionMerrimack College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates42.616753 N, 71.07673 W Map
Discovery NotesLiquid sample was found in Harold Parker State Forest. All sampling was done at GPS coordinates: Longitude 42 degrees 37’ 0.3108” N Longitude 71 degrees 04’m36.228” W. While collecting the sample, it was located towards the edge of a mucky pond. The water was filled with floating sediment that settled at the bottom of the tube when the sample was kept up- right. Started to collect the sample with gloves on to make sure there was no cross contamination. The weather on the day of collecting was a bit rainy and cold which could affect any other findings locating for any other bacteria due to the movement of the water being disrupted by the
rainy weather beforehand. This sample was taken around 3:46pm on September
19th, 2022.
Naming NotesA combination of the names of the students who discovered the phage.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesPlaques were numerous and very turbid. The bacterial clumped a little in the top agar making it a little difficult to differentiate the plaques. The plaques were very small about less than 0.1 cm in diameter
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload