Mycobacterium phage MrMarbles
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Detailed Information for Phage MrMarbles
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByJennifer Jones
Year Found2017
Location FoundFairfax, VA USA
Finding InstitutionGeorge Mason University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates38.6998 N, 77.2135 E Map
Discovery NotesSample was collected on July 6th, 2017. It was 82*F on a sunny day. The soil was dark, black and slightly moist. It was collected under grass, 2 inches below.
Naming NotesDr. Scherer came up with the name Mr. Marbles - it is from the TV show Seinfeld. It is Kramers doll's name. It was also the perfect name for this phage because earlier this summer, I finished watching the Seinfeld series!
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesPlaques are small (~1mm) and clear.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 46
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# H4