Microbacterium phage HitchHiker
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Detailed Information for Phage HitchHiker
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByAsa Jassen, Alexis Assell
Year Found2022
Location FoundSpokane, WA United States
Finding InstitutionGonzaga University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature22°C
GPS Coordinates47.667811 N, 117.400565 W Map
Discovery NotesCollected from the base of the leftmost tree behind the Jesus Statue when facing the statue. The sample contained fine dirt with dead grass and other organic matter on the surface.
Naming NotesThe phage name HitchHiker was named because the way phages latch onto bacterial cells makes them like hitch hikers in a way.
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 from the phage HitchHiker had an average diameter or 2 mm although they did vary. They were nearly perfectly circular and had faint halos.
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