Gordonia phage Begonia
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Detailed Information for Phage Begonia
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByChelsea Hancock
Year Found2017
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates40.440464 N, 79.955696 W Map
Discovery NotesBegonia was discovered in a patch of dirt next to a bike rack outside of Clapp Hall, the University of Pittsburgh biology building. There was no nearby vegetation, and on the discovery day, the weather was sunny and about 70 degrees.
Naming NotesI have chose the name Begonia after a song by my favorite band, The Grateful Dead.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedNov 28, 2017
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Genome length (bp)50867
Character of genome endsUnknown
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceTCTCCGGTGA
GC Content67.4%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/15/2019)
Plaque NotesBegonia produces plaques that range from 0.5 to 1.5 millimeters. Although they range in size, they are all round and completely clear.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 6.6 x 10^10 pfu / mL
Pitt Freezer Box# 56
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# H7
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload