Mycobacterium phage Coffean
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Detailed Information for Phage Coffean
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByAmanda Zeigler
Year Found2014
Location FoundOxford, OH USA
Finding InstitutionMiami University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates39.508686 N, 84.731928 W Map
Discovery NotesSamples were taken from damp soil (due to rain from the previous night) found under many dead and possibly decaying poison ivy leaves.
Naming NotesThe phage was named after the synthesis of the word "coffee bean" due to its capsid protein appearance. When observing the phage using a TEM, the heads appeared slightly deflated and more oblong, giving it the look of a coffee bean.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaque morphology contained various sized circles ranging from small to medium in diameter, and all lytic.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 4.7x10^11 pfu/mL
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Oct 27, 2014
Pitt Freezer Box# 24
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D10
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload