Mycobacterium phage NiQu
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Detailed Information for Phage NiQu
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByQuynh Nguyen, Nikita Patil
Year Found2018
Location FoundWest Lafayette, IN United States
Finding InstitutionPurdue University
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates40.421 N, 86.9013 W Map
Discovery NotesPhage was found in Tippecanoe County by Wabash Landing. Sample was collected 2 feet from the curb by Coldstone Creamery, a location with heavy foot traffic. The soil was moist and dark brown in color. Greenery in the area was limited to small trees and bushes, no giant trees in proximity.
Naming NotesThe name is a combination of the first names of the founders of phage.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Sequencing FacilityPittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Characterization
ClusterUnclustered
Subcluster--
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesThe phage plaques are clear meaning our phage is lytic. The phage produces clear plaques because it kills all the host bacteria (m.smeg). During EM it was discovered that the phage has a circular capsid and long tail.
MorphotypeMyoviridae
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Not in Pitt Archives
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload