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Mycobacterium phage Inception
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Detailed Information for Phage Inception
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByTetyana F. Senchyshyn
Year Found2016
Location FoundBlacksburg, VA USA
Finding InstitutionVirginia Tech
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates37.215 N, 80.440278 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil sample was collected along Stroubles Creek in Blacksburg, VA. The creek was approximately 1/4 miles from Foxridge apartments along the Huckleberry trail, and pastures were directly across from the trail, about 20 yards from the collection site. The soil was collected 2 feet from the creek bank, at 1.53 cm depth and 24 degrees Celsius, and was damp and dark brown.
Naming NotesInception was named after the blockbuster hit and fan favorite film by the same name.
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 NotesPlaques showed high variation size from plate to plate. Plaques differed based on the dilution of the plate. When plaques were sparse, they were slightly larger in size, and when there were many, the plaques were both very small and slightly larger.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 2.42x10^8
Pitt Freezer Box# 31
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# C5
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload