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Mycobacterium phage Indus
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Detailed Information for Phage Indus
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByHarsha Kalagana
Year Found2017
Location FoundBoulder, CO USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates40.0076 N, 105.2659 W Map
Discovery NotesIndus was found on a very hot day, with temperatures spiking a high 30°C. However, the location where Indus was found was isolated and cool, as it was under the shade of an Evergreen. The soil under the Evergreen was moist and cool. After half an inch of digging, the soil sample was collected and the phage was isolated through direct isolation.
Naming NotesIndus was found in a tranquil, cool location, which seemed undisturbed by the hustle and bustle of the hot day. The location was vibrant and transportive, and it captured the cool breezes, sparkling water, and lush landscape that are reminiscent the Indus river.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques created by Indus are turbid and robust. The diameter of these plaques is approx 6mm in length.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 62
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G5
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload