Rhodococcus phage Derson
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Detailed Information for Phage Derson
Discovery Information
Isolation HostRhodococcus equi NRRL B-16538
Found ByDerby Effie Addison
Year Found2023
Location FoundGrand Rapids, MI United States of America
Finding InstitutionCalvin University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates42.93444 N, 85.58646 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil sample was collected from a bush adjacent to KHVR Dorm (Calvin University), near a path leading to the BB/BV Parking lot. The soil sample was damp and contained fragments of dead earthworm and decomposed leaves.
Naming NotesOrigin is a combination of the first and last three letters of the founder's first and last names respectively.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Lysogeny NotesThe clear plaques with smooth, well-defined edges indicate that the phage completely lysed the bacteria in the infected region. Hence there was no state of lysogeny.
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques were clear and had a diameter of about 0.8mm. Small circular plagues with smooth and well-defined edges confirm that the phage is lytic.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 185
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A6
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload