Mycobacterium phage ChainChomp
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Detailed Information for Phage ChainChomp
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAnna Broshkevitch
Year Found2018
Location FoundBlacksburg, VA USA
Finding InstitutionVirginia Tech
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates37.2332 N, 80.4205 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil sample taken from flower bed next to entrance to a residential building on the Virginia Tech campus (fairly high traffic area). The soil sample was clay-like and very damp, and was taken from about 6 cm deep under a thick layer of mulch. The outdoor temperature at the time of collection was 27 degrees Celsius.
Naming NotesThe name was inspired by a character on Mario Kart that visually resembles the phage.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesPlaques were clear (lytic), with the most common size being approximately 1 mm in diameter. The plaques had a clearly defined border and tended to vary in size based on the age of the culture plated.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 80
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A11
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload