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Mycobacterium phage Cerberuss
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Detailed Information for Phage Cerberuss
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByLauren Samudio
Year Found2021
Location FoundCorpus Christi, TX United States
Finding InstitutionDel Mar College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates26.695162 N, 96.339921 W Map
Discovery NotesI collected the soil from a small dog park near my apartment. The soil was very dark in color and moist from the early morning dew. The area was full of dogs and the ground had lots of bugs and ants. It was 6:00am in the morning at the time of collection and the temp. was 79 Fahrenheit and the humidity was 76%.
Naming NotesI collected my sample from a dog park. When collecting I noticed two very large dogs that reminded me of what I would think Cerberus would look like. Cerberus is from Greek mythology, he is Hades three headed dog that guards the underworld.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesMy plaque was mostly temperate after the first round of isolation, however there was also small Lytic phages. It was the Lytic ones that I chose to work with. My plaque was around 1 centimeter in diameter.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload