Mycobacterium phage Delcarmen
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Detailed Information for Phage Delcarmen
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByCallie Mauersberg
Year Found2018
Location FoundGainesville, GA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of North Georgia
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates34.226949 N, 83.987668 W Map
Discovery NotesThe sample was collected about 5 feet from a large lake (Lake Lanier) in soil that was black and spongy/moist with some debris. The conditions of the date the soil was collected (8/27/2018) were 91 F, sunny, no clouds, and 90% humidity at approx. 4:25 PM in Gainesville, GA
Naming NotesMy phage is named after my mom, who is the reason I am able to attend college and complete the research that I am doing
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesWhen left to incubate for 48 hours, Delcarmen’s plaques are turbid, suggesting that the phage is temperate. However, when left to incubate for 120 hours, the plaques are clear with more defined edges, suggesting that the phage is actually lytic. The plaques are overall extremely small, approx. .5 mm across.
MorphotypeSiphoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload