Mycobacterium phage Chai
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Detailed Information for Phage Chai
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByKatie Esposito and Tessa Morris
Year Found2012
Location FoundLos Angeles, CA USA
Finding InstitutionLoyola Marymount University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates33.973189 N, 118.41588 W Map
Discovery NotesSunny day approximately 70F. Located on the LMU campus on the bluff by The Bird's Nest. The moisture conditions of the air and soil were both dry. The soil sample was taken from 15. to 2 inches below the surface.The sample was taken close to plants and bushes, it was sandy, with not too many rocks. There was not a lot of living organisms such as bugs, worms, etc nearby.
Naming NotesOur favorite drink-chai lattes!
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesLysogenic. It had two circles, the inner circle was dark with a cloudy outer circle surrounding it. It was 2 mm in diameter.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Designator 2012LOMAchaiKETM
SEA Lysate Titer 3.3e10
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Oct 22, 2012
Pitt Freezer Box# 36
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# 70
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload