Mycobacterium phage MiniLon
MiniLon EM Picture
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Detailed Information for Phage MiniLon
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByLonika Oodhrajh
Year Found2018
Location FoundDurban, South Africa
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
ProgramMycobacterial Genetics Course, Durban, South Africa
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature37°C
GPS Coordinates29.816889 S, 30.941889 E Map
Discovery NotesThis soil sample had been enriched for 5 days, plated out on the 5th day, incubated for 2 days and then showed plaques on the morning of the 3rd day.
Naming NotesThis phage formed really tiny plaques, hence the use of Mini in its name and Lon comes from the founder of this phage.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?Yes
Date Sequencing CompletedMar 22, 2019
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Shotgun Sequencing MethodIllumina Sequencing
Approximate Shotgun Coverage1309
Genome length (bp)75793
Character of genome ends3' Sticky Overhang
Overhang Length10 bases
Overhang SequenceTCGATCAGCC
GC Content59.3%
Fasta file available?Yes: Download fasta file
Cluster Life CycleTemperate
Other Cluster Members
Annotating InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
Annotation StatusBeing Annotated (Expected completion by 12/1/2020)
Plaque NotesPlaques are extremely small. Their size is not uniform, however, all plaques are circular.
Has been Phamerated?Yes
Gene List
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload