Microbacterium phage BonaeVitae
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Detailed Information for Phage BonaeVitae
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium paraoxydans NWU1
Found ByDan Novinski
Year Found2015
Location FoundGrand Island, NE USA
Finding InstitutionNebraska Wesleyan University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature27°C
GPS Coordinates40.890833 N, 98.357778 W Map
Discovery NotesFound in sandy mud at the base of a creek next to a golf course.
creek was lower on water than usual
3" depth
1860' elevation

collected 28Sept2015
enriched 5Oct2015
Naming NotesBonae Vitae: Latin for "Good Life" or "Life is Good."

NE's State Slogan is also, "Nebraska... The good life."

Whether or not viruses are living, they play a large part in our lives. Regardless, life itself is good.

Latin just makes it fancy.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedMay 27, 2016
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1218
Genome length (bp)17451
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length9 bases
Overhang SequenceCCCGCCCCA
GC Content68.2%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionNebraska Wesleyan University
Annotation StatusIn GenBank
Plaque NotesSmall and lytic.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Submitted Minimal DNA Master FileDownload
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes
GenBank AccessionMH045556
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 27
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A8
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload
Final DNAMaster FileDownload
GenBank File for PhameratorDownload