Mycobacterium phage Marseillie
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Detailed Information for Phage Marseillie
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Former namesMsmeater
Found ByEmily Poteat
Year Found2017
Location FoundBlacksburg, VA United States
Finding InstitutionVirginia Tech
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates37.221959 N, 80.423511 W Map
Discovery NotesThis soil sample was found on a hillside between two academic buildings on the Virginia Tech campus (Wallace Hall and Litton Reaves Hall). The hillside was north-facing. The soil was a clay consistency which was slightly moist.
Naming NotesThe name is a pun: Msmeg eater = Msmeater.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe phage can undergo the lytic or lysogenic cycle. It favors the lytic cycle at 37°C and 42°C, and the lysogenic cycle at 32°C. It generally forms larger plaques at higher temperatures, as plaque sizes have ranged from pinhead-sized to about the size of a standard pencil eraser.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 54
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# F2
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload