Mycobacterium phage Nguta
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Detailed Information for Phage Nguta
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByYanga Mdleleni
Year Found2013
Location FoundDurban, South Africa
Finding InstitutionUniversity of Kwazulu-Natal
ProgramMycobacterial Genetics Course, Durban, South Africa
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates29.8587 S, 31.0218 E Map
Discovery NotesDiscovered next to the biology building glass house garden at ukzn. I dug about 3-4cm deep into the soil inorder to get a moist soil sample. This phage showed slow growth at first and it was very easy to dicover. incubation period was not longer than 24hours before the plques were formed.
Naming NotesNamed after my great grandmother's clan name, she is the most important person to me.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque Noteslarge plaques, plaques were clear and entire, covering about half the plate. This implied that the phage had lysed about half the number of cells observed in the plate.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives