Mycobacterium phage HisaMe
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Detailed Information for Phage HisaMe
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByBrian Monahan and Christian Vergara
Year Found2015
Location FoundOrono, ME USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maine, Honors College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature25°C
GPS Coordinates44.897575 N, 68.667449 W Map
Discovery Notes9/11/15
16.1 degrees centigrade
Soil depth: Approximatly one inch
This sample was taken from under a tree right outside the lab where we work
Naming NotesThe name for this phage came from Japanese mythology. Hisa-Me is the name for a demon of death.
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 NotesOur plaques have an average diameter of 1.53 mm with a range of .2mm to 1.7mm (1.5mm range) with a generally halo style morphology although it has produced both clear and turbid plaques. the phage does not grow when incubated at 37 degrees centigrade.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 23
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# A10
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload