Mycobacterium phage Llorona
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Detailed Information for Phage Llorona
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByLilia Garcia
Year Found2017
Location FoundAddison, IL USA
Finding InstitutionIllinois Wesleyan University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature26°C
GPS Coordinates41.93177 N, 88.02343 W Map
Discovery NotesFound in a swamp-like section in Army Trail Nature Center, a few days after a storm. Soil in area was covered in snails and dead leaves.
Naming NotesLlorona is a urban legend in hispanic culture. I chose it because the literal translation is "crying woman", and that is relatable.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Cluster Life CycleLytic
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesDiameter: 3 to 4 mm
Clear, clean plaques
Exhibit virulent behavior
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 47
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# H11
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload