Mycobacterium phage Obelisk
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Detailed Information for Phage Obelisk
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Former namesMINJA
Found ByWilliam Mahoney, Vincent Li
Year Found2018
Location FoundPlano, TX USA
Finding InstitutionCollin College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates33.051601 N, 96.677073 W Map
Discovery NotesTime: 8:34 am
Temp: 39 degrees F
Weather: cloudy
The soil sample was collected near flag poles in front of Collin College's Spring Creek campus.

Phage adopted from professor, picked from the MINJA plaque

Capsid head is measured to be approximately 0.65µm and the tail length 1.0µm.
Naming NotesNew name that a phage has not been named before. Some phage can look long and pointed so hopefully this one does.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque NotesCircular plaques that were clear in nature. They were medium in size but grew larger when using a fresh culture of host.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 86
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# B3
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload