Gordonia phage Gamgee
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Detailed Information for Phage Gamgee
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByAllie Bailey and Carly Orr
Year Found2021
Location FoundCaddo Valley, AR United States of America
Finding InstitutionOuachita Baptist University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates34.179339 N, 93.078221 W Map
Discovery NotesIt was found in a fenced in compost bin in Caddo Valley, Arkansas. It was a dry sample.
Naming NotesIt is called Gamgee because Gamgee is the last name of a hobbit from Lord of the Rings and it is the smallest phage we found. Also Hobbits live under dirt mounds and phage are found in soil.
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 NotesAll of the Gamgee plaques are 1mm or less in diameter. The edges of the plaque are not clear and are turbid. The very center of the plaque is clear with no bacterial growth.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 1.11 * 10^12 pfu/mL
Pitt Freezer Box# 135
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# F5
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload