Mycobacterium phage Linnaeus
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|Detailed Information for Phage Linnaeus|
|Isolation Host||Mycobacterium smegmatis mc²155|
|Found By||William Majewski|
|Location Found||Philadelphia, PA USA|
|Finding Institution||Saint Joseph's University|
|Program||Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science|
|From enriched soil sample?||No|
|GPS Coordinates||39.996932 N, 75.23449 W Map|
|Discovery Notes||Soil sample taken at entrance of residential building, next to walkway. Sample was taken at a depth of 5cm. Soil was dry and hard. 66% humidity on a sunny day on the fifth day of a heat wave.|
Phage was discovered through direct plating.
|Naming Notes||Named after Carl Linnaeus, botanist, zoologist, physician, father of modern taxonomy and type species for Homo sapiens.|
|Genome length (bp)||Unknown|
|Character of genome ends||Unknown|
|Fasta file available?||No|
|Cluster Life Cycle||Lytic|
|Lysogeny Notes||Phage is temperate and forms turbid plaques.|
|Annotation Status||Not sequenced|
|Plaque Notes||Head diameter averages 80.5nm.|
Tail diameter averages 84.5nm.
Plaques were mostly turbid showing as about 2mm in diameter.
|Has been Phamerated?||No|
|Uploaded to GenBank?||No|
|GenBank Accession||None yet|
|Refseq Number||None yet|
|Pitt Freezer Box#||85|
|Pitt Freezer Box Grid#||E3|