Mycobacterium phage Goldfish
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Detailed Information for Phage Goldfish
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByMia Somershoe
Year Found2018
Location FoundPhiladelphia, PA United States
Finding InstitutionSaint Joseph's University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature28°C
GPS Coordinates39.996932 N, 75.23449 W Map
Discovery NotesThis phage was found by Emily Costello at the entrance of a residence hall, Lannon, at Saint Joseph's University on the edge of the walkway. The soil was collected from 5 cm deep and was dry and hard. The weather was sunny and it was the 5th day of a heat wave. The humidity was 66%. The soil was collected in the morning at 8:30 am.
Naming NotesThis phage was named after the delicious snack, Goldfish.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques were clear and distinguishable, meaning that it is a lytic phage. The plaques usually appeared after 24 hours of incubation. The phage's capsid was 68.8 nm in width. The phage's tail was 81.3 nm in width.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
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