Mycobacterium phage Obscurum
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Detailed Information for Phage Obscurum
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByPatricia Joseph
Year Found2019
Location FoundValley Stream, NY USA
Finding InstitutionSUNY Old Westbury
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?Yes
Isolation Temperature21°C
GPS Coordinates40.689249 N, 74.0445 W Map
Discovery NotesThe soil was slightly damp and collected close to the surface near a tree. The soil was full of pebbles and bark. There were worms near the area.
Naming NotesObscurum is a villain that invades planets to make more beings like him. Similarly, my phage invades bacteria to make more copies of itself.
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 NotesThe rounded plaques are clear with a sharp edge. The titer is 11.9 x 10^11 pfu/ml.
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
Pitt Freezer Box# 108
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G7