Mycobacterium phage Dulcita
Dulcita EM Picture
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Detailed Information for Phage Dulcita
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByK. Andersen, O. Donnelly, H. Foree, K. Mathews
Year Found2022
Location FoundLongview, TX United States of America
Finding InstitutionLeTourneau University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates32.464444 N, 94.7275 W Map
Discovery NotesDulcita was discovered in the bushes behind the Glaske science wing of LeTourneau University in Longview, TX to the right of the dumpsters, fifth bush from the right, in moist, mulchy soil at 10:19am. We found Dulcita in a hole that was dug approximately 4cm deep and 8cm wide. Numerous insects including ants, gnats, and flies were found in the same area. The temperature was 24° C, mostly cloudy and with high humidity.
Naming NotesWe decided on the name Dulcita because it was found at the same time that we were isolating a phage found under a pepper vine. So, we decided to name that phage Koreni (taken from the Czech word for 'spicy') and this phage Dulcita (Spanish for 'sweetie').
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 NotesDulcita abundantly produced small, clear plaques. They were approximately 0.9 millimeters in diameter with a range of 0.4-1mm.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
SEA Lysate Titer 2x10^10 pfu/ml
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload