Microbacterium phage HairyHerbert
HairyHerbert Plaque Picture
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Detailed Information for Phage HairyHerbert
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByKeri D, Savanna H, Valdas K, and Katelyn K
Year Found2023
Location FoundAmherst, MA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates42.38434 N, 72.52941 W Map
Discovery NotesIt was found in a patch of soil in between two sidewalks outside of Kennedy Hall, which is near the tunnel which allows students to walk under Massachusetts Avenue.
Naming NotesOur group decided we wanted to create a unique name that made us smile when we read it. We knew we wanted to include to adjective "hairy" in our name, and Herbert also starts with "H". Therefore, we thought the two words sounded good together.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques this bacteriophage creates appear bullseye, with a clear circle and a small agar dot in the middle. The phage typically creates two sizes of phages, 3mm and 1mm in diameter, however all of them are circular and have the bullseye appearance.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 180
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A2