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Mycobacterium phage Hanbennia
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Detailed Information for Phage Hanbennia
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Former namesDoctorStrange
Found ByLily Allen & Caleb Leialoha
Year Found2019
Location FoundBoulder, CO United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature20°C
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesPhage was discovered on a chilly (20 degrees Fahrenheit) January day (1/19/19) in Boulder, Colorodo. The sample was taken outside Muenzinger Psychology building under a bush in a location with soil that had some light snow coverage.
Naming NotesThe phage is called DoctorStrange because it is one of our favorite Marvel superheroes! We hope that our phage can one day save lives!
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 NotesPhage is temperate because it had a clear center and turbid ring around the plaque. From the electron microscopy it can be determine that the morphotype of the phage is siphoviridae because of its large head relative to the non contractile tail. Average head size was 60 nm and the average tail size was 170 nm.
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
EM PictureDownload