Mycobacterium phage BunkerPH
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Detailed Information for Phage BunkerPH
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByDalton Kern and Zack Kamerman
Year Found2013
Location FoundNyack, NY USA
Finding InstitutionAlliance University (formerly Nyack College)
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates41.074046 N, 73.935671 W Map
Discovery NotesPhage isolated, purified, and harvested by Dalton Kern and Zack Kamerman.

Soil type: dry, hard, and separated (top soil)
Color of soil: dark brown
Texture: dry
Notes: Kern and Kamerman found it inside an old bunker in the middle of the woods.

EM picture taken by Brian E. Ford (Queens College)
Naming NotesKern and Kamerman found the sample in an old bunker used during World War II, so they decided to name the phage BunkerPH.
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 NotesDuration of Incubation: 21 hours

Plaque Morphology:
- Shape: Perfectly round
- Diameter: 2mm
- Type of Phage: Lytic
- Clarity of Plaque: Clear
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 2x10^11
Pitt Freezer Box# 1
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B10
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload