Mycobacterium phage Linnaeus
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Detailed Information for Phage Linnaeus
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByWilliam Majewski
Year Found2018
Location FoundPhiladelphia, PA USA
Finding InstitutionSaint Joseph's University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature28°C
GPS Coordinates39.996932 N, 75.23449 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil 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 NotesNamed after Carl Linnaeus, botanist, zoologist, physician, father of modern taxonomy and type species for Homo sapiens.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Lysogeny NotesPhage is temperate and forms turbid plaques.
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesHead diameter averages 80.5nm.
Tail diameter averages 84.5nm.
Plaques were mostly turbid showing as about 2mm in diameter.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 85
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# E3
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload