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?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
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+.
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 4x10^8 pfu/mL
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload