Streptomyces phage Geostin
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Detailed Information for Phage Geostin
Discovery Information
Isolation HostStreptomyces scabiei RL-34
Found ByIhunanya Nwoji & Jessica Schultz
Year Found2018
Location FoundPasadena, MD United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature28°C
GPS Coordinates39.140777 N, 76.528469 W Map
Discovery NotesIsolated from soil collected 9/11/18 from the surface of a grassy hill. Soil was damp and sandy and collected on an overcast day with 93% humidity and an ambient temperature of 23 °C.
Naming NotesThe phage name is derived from the name of the compound geosmin, which is produced by streptomycetes and is responsible for the distinct scent of soil. The ending of the name comes from the beginning letters of Tick Neck Park, where the phage was found.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 24, 2019
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1661
Genome length (bp)46175
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length253 bp
GC Content60.7%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Characterization
ClusterBF
Subcluster--
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 8/31/2019)
Plaque NotesPlaques are about 1.1 mm in diameter and have clear centers and turbid edges when grown at 28 °C for 24 hours on S. scabiei on NA+.
MorphotypePodoviridae
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
SEA Lysate Titer 4x10^8 pfu/mL
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload