Microbacterium phage Blab
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Detailed Information for Phage Blab
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByJoshua Bramwell - Butcher, Lani Abrams
Year Found2018
Location FoundSpokane, WA USA
Finding InstitutionGonzaga University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature25°C
GPS Coordinates47.667922 N, 117.403464 W Map
Discovery NotesWe located our phage Blab on Gonzaga's campus in a flower bed adjacent to the University's College Hall.
Naming NotesThe name of Blab takes the initials of both founders.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedAug 7, 2020
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1022
Genome length (bp)62150
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length202 bp
GC Content66.8%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionGonzaga University
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 5/31/2021)
Plaque NotesAs seen by the plaque formations of Blab, it formed 9 plaques with a third presenting as slightly smaller than other plaques that formed. Though some appear to be closer than others, each plaque formed does not overlap.
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# 93
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# H11
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload