Microbacterium phage BoxShop
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Detailed Information for Phage BoxShop
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByJ Yonan
Year Found2019
Location FoundChicago, IL United States
Finding InstitutionIllinois Wesleyan University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates41.883514 N, 87.646452 W Map
Discovery Notes-Found alongside Kennedy Expressway in patch of soil from bush growing out of concrete

-Grass bordered the area, however the location of soil was elevated due to concrete wall

-Soil was wet as a result of rain from the night before

-Soil was home to worms, grubs, and ants, as well as several flourishing bushes
Naming Notes"BoxShop" comes from the Chicago city project where old train boxcars were turned into a collection of stores and restaurants. This project, "Box Shops by Related", was nearby the location of where this soil sample was taken.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque Notes-Small, ~0.3mm-0.6mm diameter plaques
-Have cloudy "ring" around some sites
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 107
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# F5
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload