Mycobacterium phage Minions
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Detailed Information for Phage Minions
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByTahmidul Islam Bhuiyan
Year Found2017
Finding InstitutionUniversity of the Sciences in Philadelphia
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates39.948476 N, 76.207222 E Map
Discovery NotesThe soil was collected from an urban area and near a tree which stands right across from STC, where the lab is located at. At that time, the soil was really moist as it rained earlier the day. The place where we took out soil from was really close to college buildings and transformations as well as foot traffic. There were no puddles at that time and the ground was not sloped as well. There were a lot of debris that needed to be taken out from the soil before placing it onto the plastic bag.
Naming NotesFrom the movie, MINIONS! Cause there's a lot of phage's and that represents a lot of minions!
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Sequencing FacilityUniversity of Pennsylvania DNA Sequencing Facility
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesA plate full of phage with same morphologies was discovered. In addition, the plate also formed web so addition making of webbed was not necessary. Pictures will be added after the lysate has been stored.
PLate carried medium diameter plaques that were cleared and not grayish.
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# D6