Gordonia phage Malachai
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Detailed Information for Phage Malachai
Discovery Information
Isolation HostGordonia terrae 3612
Found ByJ. Bremigen, K. LeCompte, A. Le, A. Levitsky
Year Found2020
Location FoundPittsburgh, PA USA
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation Temperature30°C
GPS Coordinates40.4451 N, 79.9564 W Map
Discovery NotesTaken from Soldiers’ and Sailors’ lawn in Pittsburgh. Soil is dry with few pieces of grass/leaves.

Discovered by: Jarrett Bremigen, Kaitlyn LeCompte, Angelina Levitsky, Angela Le
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedJan 27, 2021
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage4518
Genome length (bp)50867
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceTCTCCGGTGA
GC Content67.4%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Lysogeny NotesMalachai shows mesas when in very high concentrations, so it is therefore a temperate phage.
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of Pittsburgh
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 12/31/2021)
Plaque NotesPhage Malachi has a halo morphology and its size averages between 1 mm and 1.5 mm.
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# 125
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G5
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload