Gordonia phage Jormungandr
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Detailed Information for Phage Jormungandr
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByConnor Haszto
Year Found2016
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA United States
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates40.44 N, 79.95 W Map
Discovery NotesThe sample was collected on the Cathedral of Learning lawn. The surrounding area supported grass and plant growth but the sample was collected in a dry patch of dirt. The dirt was very dry and compact.

Naming NotesIn Norse mythology, Jörmungandr is a sea serpent, the middle child of the giantess Angrboða and Loki. The serpent grew so large that it was able to surround the earth and grasp its own tail. When it releases its tail, Ragnarök will begin.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedFeb 9, 2017
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage311
Genome length (bp)73380
Character of genome endsDirect Terminal Repeat
Direct Terminal Repeat Length184 bp
GC Content58.9%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Other Cluster Members
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 1/15/2019)
Plaque NotesThe plaques are very small but numerous.
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# 42
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# E8
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload