Gordonia phage Elkadorae
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Detailed Information for Phage Elkadorae
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae CAG3
Found ByErika Kline & Justin Deas
Year Found2023
Location FoundManhattan, KS United States of America
Finding InstitutionKansas State University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature21°C
GPS Coordinates39.19286 N, 96.585226 W Map
Discovery NotesSample collected by: Erika Kline
Phage Discovered by: Erika Kline and Justin Deas

Location: Bare patch of soil beneath shrub. There was evidence of disturbed soil in immediate area most likely attributed to squirrels. Max depth of soil sample 1.5inches.
Naming NotesUsed initials of researchers as base. Added letters to sound like a name. ELK-AD came from Kline's initials, ELK, and Deas's initials, JAD.
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 NotesSmall circular consistent plaques ranging in size from 0.2mm up to 1.1mm. Fairly clear forming with little to no clouding. No immediately noticeable halos. No off coloring of substrate. Created a clear and see through plaque where phages grew.
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