Mycobacterium phage Catpaw
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Detailed Information for Phage Catpaw
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAaron Brezel and Madeleine Mullon
Year Found2014
Location FoundScott Air Force Base, IL United States
Finding InstitutionWashington University in St. Louis
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates38.538056 N, 89.8775 W Map
Discovery NotesFound in dry soil adjacent to a parking lot and train tracks. Soil riddled with ants.
Naming NotesNamed for the appearance of the plaques, which resemble a circular water pattern caused by low wind on the water surface, known as a "cat's paw."
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterL
SubclusterL1
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesClear, defined edges (non cloudy); plaques 2-3 mm in diameter.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
SEA Lysate Titer 1.96x10^10 pfu/mL
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Oct 2, 2014
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload