Microbacterium phage Icarian
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Detailed Information for Phage Icarian
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMicrobacterium foliorum NRRL B-24224
Found ByNatalie Vergara
Year Found2023
Location FoundPort saint Lucie, FL United States
Finding InstitutionIndian River State College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature28°C
GPS Coordinates27.221389 N, 80.3875 W Map
Discovery NotesFound under my grandmother's papaya tree on a humid summer afternoon, 2 inches under the base of the tree. The soil was dry and almost sand like.
Naming NotesIn reference to the Greek myth of Icarus who flew too close to the sun.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedDec 27, 2023
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage902
Genome length (bp)42320
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceTCTCCCGGCA
GC Content68.9%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionIndian River State College
Annotation StatusOverdue (Expected completion by 5/1/2024)
Plaque NotesThe plaques were small and circular in shape.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 169
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D4
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload