Gordonia phage Chop
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Detailed Information for Phage Chop
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByJackson Lipscomb
Year Found2021
Location FoundBismark, AR United States
Finding InstitutionOuachita Baptist University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates34.309953 N, 93.151496 W Map
Discovery NotesThis phage was found in a soil sample collected from a home garden.
Naming NotesAs the academic year progressed, "Chop" became the term for an alpha-hunter-type phage. What started as an idea of a warrior/defensive linemen soon became a way to motivate us to find the Holy Grail of phages.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 19, 2022
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage2221
Genome length (bp)50919
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceTGCCGCGGTA
GC Content67.0%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionOuachita Baptist University
Annotation StatusIn GenBank
Plaque NotesPlaques formed are usually 1.5-2mm in diameter. Comet-like tails are also noticeable in bigger plaques. This phage also shows an ability to make <1mm plaques, which was enhanced when incubated at 37 degrees Celsius.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Submitted Minimal DNA Master FileDownload
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?Yes
GenBank AccessionON637763
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 8.8 * 10^8 pfu/mL
Pitt Freezer Box# 135
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# E11
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
GenBank File for PhameratorDownload