Mycobacterium phage Gekyume
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Detailed Information for Phage Gekyume
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByTommy Zheng
Year Found2019
Location FoundEast Stroudsburg, PA United States
Finding InstitutionLehigh University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature-4°C
GPS Coordinates41.0633 N, 75.0603 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil was collected behind my family's restaurant. The soil was frozen, because there was snowfall the day before. There was organic matter in the soil, such as rocks, twigs, and leaves. Additionally, the soil was extremely watery.
Naming NotesWhen I was collecting my environmental sample, I was listening to the late rapper XXXTentacion and I had just found out his son's soon-to-be name was "Gekyume."
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 NotesThe plaques are large and appear to have different maturation dates/cycles. Gekyume also appears to be a lysogenic, because often the plaques display turbidity.
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
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload