Mycobacterium phage Mothman
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Detailed Information for Phage Mothman
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByJessica Steckelberg
Year Found2017
Location FoundAmes, IA USA
Finding InstitutionIowa State University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates42.02756 N, 93.6486 W Map
Discovery NotesSoil came from a flower pot on a college campus
Naming NotesThe name, Mothman, for this phage came from the idea that I would 'find' a cryptid. I chose Mothman specifically because of an inside joke "Mothman did Chernobyl" with some friends.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe plaques are about medium sized and fairly turbid. They aren't perfectly circular
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 73
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# D7
Available Files
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload