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
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