Arthrobacter phage Berka
Berka Plaque Picture
Berka EM Picture
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Detailed Information for Phage Berka
Discovery Information
Isolation HostArthrobacter globiformis B-2979
Found ByMawaia Elkbouli
Year Found2020
Location FoundOttawa, Canada
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Ottawa
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature10°C
GPS Coordinates45.369861 N, 75.731167 W Map
Discovery NotesThis phage was found from a puddle found in Ottawa's Experimental Farms. The phage is to be extracted soon.
Naming NotesThe phage was extracted from a puddle. In Arabic, berka means puddle. Given that I was born and raised in Libya, I wanted to add an Arabic touch to my phage.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedMar 2, 2021
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage204
Genome length (bp)15178
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length12 bases
Overhang SequenceGGTTCCCTACCA
GC Content65.2%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of Ottawa
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 9/2/2021)
Plaque NotesLarge and round bulls-eye plaques
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 128
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D7