Microbacterium phage GusBrockSoBoo
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Detailed Information for Phage GusBrockSoBoo
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByMaria Spaeth and Spencer Zaid
Year Found2019
Location FoundReading, OH USA
Finding InstitutionMiami University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature28°C
GPS Coordinates39.232585 N, 84.418281 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil was collected on 09/02/2019 at 4:43pm in an area consisting of clover and grass. The sample area was approximately 8-10 feet away from trees surrounding half of the area. The other half surrounding the area was approximately 20 feet away from a parking lot and therefore was open to wind. The sample was not currently in the sun but would have been earlier in the day. There were also a lot of small, biting, flying insects and ants. The soil collected was bare-topped, loose, dark brown/black, grainy, clumpy, moist, and contained pebbles and sticks.
Naming NotesWe named our phage our cousins: Gus and Brock, and Sophia and Charlie (Boo).
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 clear in the center but the margins are turbid. However, the margins are still clearly defined despite the turbidity. The plaques change size based on how webbed the plate is. When there are less plaques they are larger, and when the plates are more webbed the plaques are smaller. Often there will be two slightly different plaque sizes present with one marginally larger than the other, despite four rounds of purification.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 107
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A4
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload