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Streptomyces phage Luapele
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Detailed Information for Phage Luapele
Discovery Information
Isolation HostStreptomyces griseus ATCC 10137
Former namesPele
Found ByPhuong Hoang and Ngochan Tran
Year Found2015
Location FoundKilauea, HI USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS CoordinatesUnavailable
Discovery NotesThe rich volcanic soil sample was collected by Dr. Terry Lee in Kilauea, HI and given to Ms. Chere Petty. Enrichment was conducted by Dr. Steve Caruso on Streptomyces griseus and isolation of phage was conducted by Ngochan Grace Tran and Phuong Hoang.
Naming NotesOur name was inspired by Pele, a mythical Hawaiian goddess of fire, lightning, wind and volcanoes. Luapele, which contains the name Pele, translates to volcano in Hawaiian. Luapele quickly summarizes the location and background of our soil sample.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Lysogeny NotesMay be virulent
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesClear, round plaques. Size varies from 0.5-3.5mm. Primarily likes to be incubated over 24hrs.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Designator 2015UMBCLuapeleNTPH
SEA Lysate Titer 3.2x10^10 pfu/mL
Date of SEA Lysate Titering Nov 19, 2015
Pitt Freezer Box# 19
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# E12
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload