Microbacterium phage Biozilla
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Detailed Information for Phage Biozilla
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByJulie Reid, Ella Stewart
Year Found2022
Location FoundSpokane, WA United States
Finding InstitutionGonzaga University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature22°C
GPS Coordinates47.665598 N, 117.397691 W Map
Discovery NotesWe discovered this sample on a sunny day on September 1st, 2022. This sample was taken from underneath a tree in a grass patch, outside of a residential dorm on the Gonzaga University campus.
Naming NotesWe named our bacteria phage Biozilla because it was able to conquer the Microbacterium Foliorum.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedOct 30, 2023
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage137
Genome length (bp)53945
Character of genome endsCircularly Permuted
GC Content59.1%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleUnknown
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionGonzaga University
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 7/1/2024)
Plaque NotesOur plaque morphology was based on a purification plate from a 10^-3 serial dilution. These plaques are small and circular with a clear border and cloudy center.
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# 164
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# E2
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload