Mycobacterium phage DeathStar
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Detailed Information for Phage DeathStar
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByRyan Burke, Tyler Hurd
Year Found2015
Location FoundNorth Andover, MA USA
Finding InstitutionMerrimack College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesChateau Leblanc, 24 Degrees Celsius that day. Rained the day before made the soil Damp.
Naming NotesFor naming our Phage we wanted to come up with something unique and exciting. With the new Star Wars movie coming out and us being huge fans we thought that our phage should be named the Death Star.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe Plaques were very cloudy round and about the size of a small eraser of a pencil.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 1.14 x 10^8
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Oct 29, 2015
Pitt Freezer Box# 73
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G5